January 23, 2010
I am not perfect,
Nor have I ever been.
I am like a crack in a sidewalk.
Broken. Split.
Years of pressure are shown.
I am like pieces of broken glass.
Once pretty, still gleaming.
Needing to be put back together.
I am like spilled nail polish.
Shining and colorful,
But displaced, and I cannot go back.
I am like a flower, petals plucked
A wonder of color.
I am like a silver chain necklace
Tangled and left alone,
I am like a poem,
Forever changing, erased, rewritten
And I am like a button,
Loosened from the clothing I once clung to,
Soon to be replaced
I am not perfect,
Nor will I ever be.

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antunEs said...
May 5, 2011 at 12:42 am
i love poetry, and this i can connect to my life. im not perfect either, lots of people don't exactly like me bcecause of whose team I'm on, but this is full of self expression, perfect
lizzyyyyy:) replied...
May 5, 2011 at 12:45 am
does this mean you're g.a.y? that's... interesting, i guess? omg!
AmyLiusion said...
May 5, 2011 at 12:39 am
love all your poetry. good use of similes... well done :) if i make an account plz read my work
dirtbikerr37 said...
May 5, 2011 at 12:37 am
Don't normally like poetry, but this one was easy to understand and it still got deep. good Job
SoniaJanette1717 said...
May 5, 2011 at 12:34 am
Okay, this is really good! Though I'm not a fan of some of the similes, I enjoyed it.
Keila said...
May 5, 2011 at 12:32 am
Repetition and similes... flows nicely... my favorite on the whole website!
Jazzy said...
May 5, 2011 at 12:30 am
This is really good... You're an amaziing writer!
xBaByGiRrL22x said...
May 2, 2010 at 9:05 pm
woww. i luv this. there's so much meaning!! 5/5 starz
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