Fake MAG

By Elisha Laubacher, Canton, OH

you’re all fake, you wax people,
mannequins dressed for Paris,
doing everything, everything expected of you,
assuming roles, snatching positions,
lining up in flawless rows to battle,
in any way possible,
against the rest of us.
and you must, you must win.

but then comes the mind bomb,
the explosively unexpected U-turn
that occurs every now and then,
when you throw the yoke of your superiority
off your shoulders, forgotten almost completely,
as you ooze sugar, bleed sweet,
chatter friendly and crack inside jokes
like eggs, and you mix it all together and
serve it up.
and we all, we all devour it like cake.
hypnotized and mesmerized and
all the more smashed when like
that,
you snap back, rubber overstretched,
assuming roles, snatching positions,
and sticking us in the freezer
until needed for future use.



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Kai17 GOLD said...
on Feb. 26 2011 at 10:17 am
Kai17 GOLD, Spokane, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
*beepbeep*
"Where to, Miss?"
"To the stars."

I wish I could send this to a few people i know.... :D Amazing job!

on Apr. 19 2010 at 1:10 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

"you're all fake you wax people"-love it. i wonder if it's about models that gotta be anorexic to walk a runway. even if I'm wrong it's nicely put. very nicely put.

on Dec. 4 2009 at 3:20 pm
thesilverrose BRONZE, Richardson, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead." -Benjamin Franklin

What SK1995 said... what does it mean?

sk1995 said...
on Jun. 3 2009 at 10:06 pm
What does this poem mean?

on Apr. 1 2009 at 5:14 pm
Aro_To_The_Heart PLATINUM, Mandeville, Louisiana
47 articles 7 photos 49 comments

Favorite Quote:
Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than hands?

-Ernest Gaines.

i like it. it perfectly describes the people of today. it's amazing. good job. ///_^

on Mar. 24 2009 at 12:53 am
blingblang4eva ELITE, Fayetteville, Georgia
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love the comparisons :)

team_neutral said...
on Feb. 13 2009 at 8:03 pm
i liked it reminds me of the girls at my school that are preps

Elisha L said...
on Jan. 8 2009 at 1:30 am
Glad you liked my poem! I was writing about people who are two-faced, specifically certain people I know ... I guess the poem might sound bitter, but I've been hurt by these people. I was sick of it, so I wrote this.

crich897 said...
on Dec. 19 2008 at 2:23 am
A little abrasive, don't you think?

Tweedle Dee said...
on Oct. 27 2008 at 1:23 pm
hey i like this alot. really incredible how you mangaed to describe it so well. looking forward to more!

on Oct. 16 2008 at 2:30 pm
wow, this is really good. what inspired you to write this?

on Oct. 13 2008 at 3:19 am
Amazing, Keep it up. Looking forward to reading more from you.


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