But Where Are You?

June 3, 2010
I zip up my dress
And put on my shoes
I wait and wait
But where are you?

I want to be mad
You’ve never stood me up; true
I’ve always been around
But where are you?

My phone rings
There’s been a wreck. Involving who?
Why’d they call me?
Where are you?

I survey the damage
A tear falls. Maybe two.
I see classmates all dressed up, crying
But where are you?

My hands stay empty
As my body moves
I twirl around and around
But where are you?

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riley... said...
Jul. 19, 2010 at 2:02 am
i love how the last stanza came first, because it really shows the emotion. it was the truest meaning in the poem, and you built up on it. great poem!
ellyn-bo-bellyn_2014 replied...
Jul. 19, 2010 at 12:37 pm
thanks!! :)
Amanda13 said...
Jul. 10, 2010 at 11:24 am
this is really great, you did a great job on capturing the reader and its just....wow :)
ellyn-bo-bellyn_2014 replied...
Jul. 12, 2010 at 1:20 pm
thank ya so much! I appreciate your comment!!!! It means a lot to me!
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