Broken Doll

January 10, 2011
By annie2414 BRONZE, Manalapan, New Jersey
annie2414 BRONZE, Manalapan, New Jersey
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She lay there broken.
Red hair,
Red hair,
Knotty in all places.
Blue eye,
The other one missing.
Crack down her back,
Whipped by too many faces.
Dusty,
Dusty,
Thrown in the corner,
Darkness covering it all.
Beautiful,
Beautiful,
Once she was called.
Blank faced, starring,
At the cold wall.
Dreams,
Dreams,
She once shared.
Abandon by,
Everyone who cared.


The author's comments:
This poem is not literally about a doll. It can be interpreted many ways, but what I took from it was an abused girl. She has been beaten and abused so many times that she forgets to see the beauty in herself and in the world. She leaves herself, and her needs behind, leaving only the numbness of what remains in her life.

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