But Where Are You?

June 3, 2010
By ellyncannon PLATINUM, Mexia, Texas
ellyncannon PLATINUM, Mexia, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
That which we persist in doing becomes easier, not that the task itself has become easier, but that our ability to perform it has improved.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
<3


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?


The author's comments:
This poem came to me in the middle of the night and brought tears to my eyes. And actually, the last verse cam first.

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on Jul. 19 2010 at 12:37 pm
ellyncannon PLATINUM, Mexia, Texas
29 articles 0 photos 204 comments

Favorite Quote:
That which we persist in doing becomes easier, not that the task itself has become easier, but that our ability to perform it has improved.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
<3

thanks!! :)

riley... GOLD said...
on Jul. 19 2010 at 2:02 am
riley... GOLD, Yakima, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"i became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity." edgar allen poe.

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!

on Jul. 12 2010 at 1:20 pm
ellyncannon PLATINUM, Mexia, Texas
29 articles 0 photos 204 comments

Favorite Quote:
That which we persist in doing becomes easier, not that the task itself has become easier, but that our ability to perform it has improved.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
<3

thank ya so much! I appreciate your comment!!!! It means a lot to me!

on Jul. 10 2010 at 11:24 am
teenbookworm14 PLATINUM, Plainfield, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"Nothing gold can stay" -Robert Frost

this is really great, you did a great job on capturing the reader and its just....wow :)




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