Staring Into Me

October 24, 2009
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Staring into me
Current mood:Misunderstood
I see you staring into me.
I wish my eyes were window free.
Glaring in, seeing past my face
behind these eyes, a whole new place.
Instead I'm stuck here eyes wide open,
with every tear, one less token.
I can't stand you staring into me.
I feel so nude and revealing.
You vacuum up my shatter pieces,
dissect, diagnose, digest my reasons.
Missing parts of me you finger.
Sharp to touch the memories linger.
I turn my head to change your gaze.
You'd be distraught inside my maze.
My eyes blue are water clear,
and the lungs that hold my heart sheer.
Why look in and try to feel,
just listen in and hear what's real.
When my eyes smile, it's love inside.
The love of hope I must confide.
I'd wear glasses to block your view,
because I'm ill of been seen through.
Instead our eyes will not connect,
my head down and not erect.
I suffocate as you stare into me.
You desecrate to my anxiety.

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elfiewrites said...
Apr. 1, 2010 at 7:51 pm
This is deep, but excellent! Keep on writing!! If you get the chance, may you please comment on my work too? Thanks so much.
kookymnstr said...
Mar. 19, 2010 at 1:55 pm
I relate to this poem alot. I get this feeling often, just sayin
Lover*that*Hates This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 1, 2010 at 7:19 am
I love this poem! its deep but simple if that makes sense. very very good! Love your use of language. Maybe you woul;d like my work "Sometimes Life sucks" check it out if you like.
EleanorRigbysGospelofPeace This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 10, 2010 at 12:17 pm
I live with anxiety disorder and mild depression, too. It's such a struggle to live a daily life without expressing it somehow. Your words were really touching, although the rhyming somehow limited what you could express for me. However, an excellent job. It takes a lot of courage to admit and express feelings. Keep writing!
LeilaniLives replied...
Apr. 3, 2010 at 11:28 pm
To better improve myself for the future, may I ask why you felt by rhyming limited  the expressing of my axiety?

Sincerely, Leilani
LeilaniLives replied...
Apr. 3, 2010 at 11:29 pm
my*and anxiety* I'm sorry, I'm in a rush.
Aurora said...
Jan. 7, 2010 at 6:51 am
great as well as your other poems! :)
LeilaniLives said...
Dec. 9, 2009 at 3:49 pm
Oh? Well, thank you so very much. :) Comments like yours are immensely encouraging. :D
calephchad said...
Dec. 9, 2009 at 2:28 pm
Thank you for posting a comment on my work. I love this beyond words can describe. I'm not even going to attempt to describe how I feel and amazing this poem is. Wow. This is definitely a 5 out of 5. Great work. !
~*el-oh-vee-ee*~ said...
Dec. 3, 2009 at 7:37 pm
i LOVE this! it's AMAZING! :D
dreamer10023 said...
Nov. 27, 2009 at 12:04 am
interesting :)
Inkspired said...
Nov. 8, 2009 at 5:11 pm
This is a really good piece, you conveyed the emotions really well. Love your rhymes and use of language!
LeilaniLives replied...
Nov. 9, 2009 at 2:58 pm
Thank you very much! That was a very kind comment. :)
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