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In the mirror, there she is.
Her eyes so lost, so blue,
hold the question,
who are you?
She does a smile,
it looks so fake.
Another painful day,
she cannot take.
Forced laughs, questioning eyes,
she never thought she’d say so many lies.
What’s wrong?
She doesn’t even know.
All she knows is that
she feels a hole.
Growing, and never receding,
slowly it takes over her heart.
And even though she tries to think back,
she can’t remember the start.
Lost and confused,
she tries to find her way
back to the hidden path,
before she breaks down and runs away.
She hasn’t told a soul,
the pain she feels,
because she knows,
they’ll think it isn’t real.
All she wants is to
feel happy and beautiful.
But it’s so hard to feel this way
without feeling regretful.
And, as hard it is to admit,
this girl, who is filled with fear,
is myself, staring back at me,
in the mirror.



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Jazzzy517 said...
May 12, 2010 at 12:53 pm:
what you exprssed is exactly how lot of ppl feel... well at least thats how i feel. keep writing, ur doin great.
 
sunrise_faerie replied...
Feb. 2, 2011 at 9:03 pm :
i agree completely
 
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Ramzan This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 11, 2010 at 7:51 pm:
Powerful emotions, but the rhythm was off in some places.
 
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kmhicks said...
May 10, 2010 at 12:22 pm:
It would be nice if everyone looked in the mirror.
 
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CarolynQ said...
May 9, 2010 at 1:48 pm:
I see that same girl in my mirror. I feel your emotions 100% please check my work out your poem is beautifully expressed :)
 
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Miseltoe said...
May 7, 2010 at 6:01 pm:
We are all emotional some just contain it better than others. I read something interesting the other day boys are more emotional than girls they just learn to control it at a younge age. So that hole in you makes so much sense because you havent found whats missing. I've seen so many things and it feels as the hole gets bigger but then some days it soesnt exist. So dont worry about the world they just dont want to admit to there own holes!
 
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