Plague Upon You

October 22, 2009
I am a plague,
Infecting all those I touch
I am a big lug
Immense and in the way.
I am his annoyance
The girl in his nightmares
The girl in everyone’s nightmares
Why am I alive?
Why can’t I die?
I’ve tried, but I cant
Vanish in to thin air.
I am the monster
That just won’t die.

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ShernayB. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 30, 2010 at 8:38 am
Very good poem.
I like it.
archon said...
Nov. 2, 2009 at 7:50 pm
great poem :) i very much so understand where you're coming from, never give up hope and keep writing. if you read my poem When the Little Boy Fell you'll find we have a lot in common
peacerose3 said...
Nov. 2, 2009 at 7:44 pm
I really liked the begining, but starting with "Why am I alive?" I totally lost interest since it loses its originality after that line. The first half is really good though, nice work.
akrr2011 said...
Oct. 29, 2009 at 9:12 am
I love this work :) its amazing, and said everything i was thinking. Keep writing!
Paig3Cagl3 said...
Oct. 28, 2009 at 11:21 am
This is a great description of depression hitting home. I like it. writing is a great theraputic way to over come these strongholds, and after awhile when you read them again they turn out to be great peices. please read my writings that I have posted i think you would enjoy them.
LeilaniLives replied...
Oct. 30, 2009 at 1:04 am
Wonderful. I can feel the beauty of your emotions, understand your state. Just know you're more than that. You're a poet, speaking out her emotions.
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