expectations

February 22, 2010
By torytrom SILVER, Wilbraham, Massachusetts
torytrom SILVER, Wilbraham, Massachusetts
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snarling jaws of shame
snap at porcelain ankles
willing a crack to surface
thousands join together
to sing with cold nostalgia
until her utopian glass sphere
shatters


The author's comments:
I wrote this poem to highlight the stress and anxiety young people feel today to be the best. I experience many moments where I have been compared to others and have felt inferior.

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