Cleansing? MAG

May 8, 2010
By JessicaRiann BRONZE, Billings, Montana
JessicaRiann BRONZE, Billings, Montana
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Favorite Quote:
"Taking me seriously is a big mistake. I certainly wouldn't."
-Ani DiFranco


Enveloped in a thick steam,
I sit in a pool of
hot, dirty water.
Beads of sweat roll down my neck and forehead.
I try to focus
only on breathing.
inhale, exhale. inhale, exhale.
On keeping my heavy head
above the water.

I have scrubbed you away
with a scratchy sponge and
cheap, girly soap – “hope” scented.
And now, I am Alone,
Naked, Raw, and Bleeding.



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on Feb. 10 2012 at 7:53 am
Jae_bear BRONZE, Somewhere, Mississippi
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Favorite Quote:
Altough the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it. ---Helen Keller---

I loved it! I think it means that your washing away something or someone from your life.... I just loved this poem very much....!

S M Wells said...
on Oct. 14 2010 at 8:59 pm
Your poem made me laugh. Even though I knew it was not ment to be funny. I hardly know what to make of it. But I'l say this much, I kept thinking about it till I had it memorised.


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