June 24, 2010
Like a fish on the dock.
You’ve left me helpless
Heart-broken and lost

I can’t breathe
Without the sting
Of what we had
Burning the shards of my heart.

Slowly. Carefully.
I’m putting the
Blackened shards
Together again

I’ve got up my guard.
My heart’s protected.
I’ll never again be
The floundering fish on the dock.

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GangstaEyes This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 23, 2010 at 3:13 pm
Wow Elly - This is absolutely amazing. Great stuff. The imagery is very vivid and over-all - the poem rocks my socks! <3
ellyn-bo-bellyn_2014 replied...
Aug. 3, 2010 at 10:03 am

No... I actually put rocks in your socks... hello! didn't you feel them???


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