Am I Pretty Yet?

June 1, 2017
By BrunetteInsights SILVER, Caldwell, Idaho
BrunetteInsights SILVER, Caldwell, Idaho
9 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
If you judge people. You have no time to love them.


6 years old.

flower bows, silk ribbon,

flowing through my hair.

pigtails,crooked smile;

Mirror am I pretty yet?

 

10 years old.

High slicked-back ponytail and bobby pins,

to tame my messy hair,

wry smile, chubby thighs;

Mirror am I pretty yet?

 

14 years old.

Straight, glossy, hair and matte lipstick,

mascara streaking down the sides of my rounded cheeks,

broken smile, trembling body;

Mirror am I pretty yet?

 

16 years old.

Dry, cracking lips and a disheveled messy bun,

Amber stained wrists and sobbing eyes,

Bony fragile limbs and a fake smile;

Mirror am I pretty yet?



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DuckLover GOLD said...
on Jun. 20 2017 at 9:41 pm
DuckLover GOLD, Winchester, Kentucky
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Be happy, not because everything you see is good, but because you can see the good in everything.

I was DEFINITELY appreciative of this poem. I love knowing that there are other people like me, who find writing more than a dreaded class at school!

DuckLover GOLD said...
on Jun. 20 2017 at 9:41 pm
DuckLover GOLD, Winchester, Kentucky
11 articles 0 photos 43 comments

Favorite Quote:
Be happy, not because everything you see is good, but because you can see the good in everything.

I was DEFINITELY appreciative of this poem. I love knowing that there are other people like me, who find writing more than a dreaded class at school!

on Jun. 20 2017 at 5:41 pm
BrunetteInsights SILVER, Caldwell, Idaho
9 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
If you judge people. You have no time to love them.

Thankyou so much @DuckLover! Comments like these are what inspire me to keep writing, knowing my work can resonate with people and be appreciated makes it all worth it.

on Jun. 20 2017 at 5:39 pm
BrunetteInsights SILVER, Caldwell, Idaho
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Favorite Quote:
If you judge people. You have no time to love them.

Thankyou @VictoriaStasiv, I feel great and honored to have my work recognized in such a way. :)

on Jun. 20 2017 at 5:37 pm
BrunetteInsights SILVER, Caldwell, Idaho
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Favorite Quote:
If you judge people. You have no time to love them.

Awe, thankyou very much @TaylorWintry, that means a lot!

on Jun. 4 2017 at 8:39 pm
TaylorWintry DIAMOND, Carrollton, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby." - Unknown

Giiiiirl. Way to bring on the tears. Such a seemingly simple poem but it's full of SO much meaning. I wrote something along the lines of this poem and I know it's difficult to write. But way to go, you rocked it.

on Jun. 4 2017 at 6:17 pm
VictoriaStasiv SILVER, Lviv, Other
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Very interesting and nice poem! I really like it!

DuckLover GOLD said...
on Jun. 4 2017 at 1:43 pm
DuckLover GOLD, Winchester, Kentucky
11 articles 0 photos 43 comments

Favorite Quote:
Be happy, not because everything you see is good, but because you can see the good in everything.

Wow. This poem is incredible. It captures so much of someone's life, only through their musings to a mirror. It's really deep. Good job, this is fantastic!


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