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Paint Me Over

By , Murray, UT
Paint me over please,
Skinny and blond
With eyes like the sea

Make me a cheerleader,
An American girl
Make me anyone
Create a pearl

I know I'm a monster,
A freak and a dork
Don't tell me I'm not
Nothing you say will work

I want to be perfect
And have glamorous friends

I don't want to feel small,
Alone or afraid
But these feelings seem to come back
Day after day

Everything I do, and
Everything I day
Counts against me
In some strange way

I'm tired and sick
Of the label
I'm given
But I don't quite know
How to break out of this
So called heaven

I want to scream
There's no sense
To this dream
How would they act
If I showed up green?

Who cares what they think?
My life is not theirs to control





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composergirl said...
Jul. 4, 2010 at 12:34 am
This is very strong writing. I like it so much... but not the content. I will strive to be a better friend to you if you feel this way... even though it's how all teenagers feel. Email me please. Believe me, as much as I love blue I love blue eyes, yours are amazing. I'm SERIOUS.  Great title by the way. <3 (you know who)
 
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