Little Miss Perfect

March 11, 2011
I wonder how she would like it
Little Miss Perfect
She’s the best at everything,
Sometimes it doesn’t feel fair
My dad always says if I just work harder it’ll pay off in the end
But for once, just once!
I’d like the glory,
The feeling of five solo’s and a duet in the chorus concert
Year after year
To be able to see MY NAME next to the lead role on the cast list
It must feel great to even have a chance…
One time, I was talking to a teacher about something I was doing
She came and interrupted, saying (more like exclaiming)
“Oh, I do almost twice that much in a month? Is that good?”
I choked back the tears and nodded my head,
Congratulating her on a job well done once more
Inside I was screaming at her,
Can’t I have one moment in my life when I feel the best at something?
Not second or third or last to everyone else?
Especially you
The tenth grader with the world in the palm of her hand
Little Miss Perfect,
There are moments when I hate you.

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topofmylungs said...
Jun. 29, 2011 at 10:26 pm
I love this. It reminds me a lot of some people in my life who love to brag about who they are. Keep up with the great writing
inkblot13 replied...
Oct. 17, 2011 at 8:39 am
thank you :)
Grandma Florida said...
Jun. 22, 2011 at 7:12 pm
Again, really awesome.  Great insight on feelings.  Very talented. 
inkblot13 replied...
Oct. 17, 2011 at 8:38 am
thanks Grandma <3
samiasaskia24 said...
Jun. 22, 2011 at 11:49 am
You asked me to comment on your work, so here I am. I read your other two poems as well, and can relate the changing of rythems to alot of my poetry! Please comment on my poems when they get published! I was happy that you enjoyed my story, and am hoping to make you feel the same way by telling you that your poems are very lovely! They are very unique!
inkblot13 replied...
Jun. 22, 2011 at 1:54 pm
Thanks! And I'll be sure to check out more of your work when it's published!
samiasaskia24 replied...
Jun. 22, 2011 at 2:00 pm
Thank you! This is really great! I am very happy that we are enjoying each other's work!
rric said...
Jun. 17, 2011 at 9:17 pm
i think the parenthases take away from the piece although they wuld be nice it they had created a rhyme the beginning was rlly captvating but i felt the end needed a lil something more
inkblot13 replied...
Oct. 17, 2011 at 8:40 am
thanks, and yeah I think you might be right. The ending does leave a bit of something to be desired
ExpRESsY0uRselF said...
Jun. 17, 2011 at 6:50 pm
This was a really nice, heartfelt poem. I also liked the picture asscociated with the poem. Reallly good work!
inkblot13 replied...
Oct. 17, 2011 at 8:41 am
Thanks! :)  
inkblot13 said...
Apr. 9, 2011 at 3:33 pm
author here- please and comment, I'd to know what i can do better! Thanks! :D
Jorman123 said...
Apr. 5, 2011 at 5:33 pm
i like the free verse. its very cool.
inkblot13 replied...
Apr. 5, 2011 at 6:00 pm
thank you! :)
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