Scorpion Queen

January 14, 2011
By laurenh141 PLATINUM, Milford, New Jersey
laurenh141 PLATINUM, Milford, New Jersey
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I take a breath
And hold it in.
It burns my insides.
Exhale.
And part of my soul escapes.

Icicles have formed
Inside my lungs,
Right next to my cold heart,
And my blood so blue;
Like that of a scorpion.

No boy ever liked my touch.
They told me
I was always frigid.

I try so hard to warm up:
Hats, gloves, scarves,
But people still reject me.

I am the Scorpion Queen
With words so poisonous.
Stay away before I inject you!

And that’s her sad life,
Alone and in isolation.
And when a king
Tries to court her…
Sting!
Long live!
Long live!
Long live the Scorpion Queen!


The author's comments:
This is based off a nickname that I was given by some people that I was mean to, meaner than I needed to be. I apologized, and now it is a big joke, but I found it to be an astute observation made about me and my personality. So this is a thanks to them. I'm working on being a warmer person, I swear! :)

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