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Whole

I puff up my bare chest
and flex my naked abdomen
as my pupil darts across
a mirror
so that when I see myself
I might pretend
the lines and depressions are regular
and that I am whole.



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ohheyyyelli said...
Aug. 15, 2011 at 9:22 pm
Short yet deep. (:
 
leafyThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 28, 2011 at 8:02 pm
short, but sweet, like the poem that got you 2nd place in my contest lol. keep up the nice work! 5/5
 
DeusExMachina replied...
Jul. 29, 2011 at 11:21 am
Thanks!   
 
hanging_girl_666This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 23, 2011 at 5:28 pm
Deep and truly amazing.
 
Robyn97 said...
Jul. 23, 2011 at 1:12 pm
Short and powerful. I like it!
 
DeusExMachina replied...
Jul. 23, 2011 at 9:38 pm
Thank you to both of you!
 
Emily.L said...
Jul. 22, 2011 at 1:22 pm
I thought this was just going to be a short poem, but you pack so much meaning into your poems!
 
DeusExMachina replied...
Jul. 22, 2011 at 10:00 pm
Thank you!! That seriously means so much! :)
 
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