See past. . .

June 28, 2010
By TRXLaurana SILVER, Bakersfield, California
TRXLaurana SILVER, Bakersfield, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Always expect the worse"
-Unknown


Do they see past the black nail polish?
No.
Do they see past the blank face?
No.
Can they see into swallowing eyes?
No.
They let the they eyes pull them in?
Yes.
They don’t see, that there are no scars?
Yes.
They don’t see past their fear.
No.
They see a kid,
Tough and emo?
No.
The kid is scared. . .
Yes.
The kid is alone. . .
The kid has no one. . .
Why?
That’s what the kid wonders. . .
Does the kid have a family?
Yes.
Are they her real family?
Yes.
Do they notice the kid?
No.
The world doesn’t see past the scars on her heart?
No!


The author's comments:
Sometimes people look at me and are afraid, when they don't know I am. This poem describes me somewhat. My parents would look at it and say I am overdramatic, and you may think I am too, but this is a look at what goes on in my head. All I can say is savor it. . .

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