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Every morning, I see the girl next door.
She wakes up and rolls out of bed.
I mimic her, although I can’t take anymore.
I leave my thoughts, the thoughts left unsaid,
And prepare for another day instead.

Every morning, I see the girl next door.
She grabs her makeup bag.
I mimic her, although I can’t take anymore.
I sit up, for the rest of day my body will drag,
Its’ a something I can’t shake of, a heavy bag.

Every morning, I see the girl next door.
She takes her blush to lighten her skin.
I mimic her, although I can’t take anymore.
I nevertheless, use it to hide where the bruises had been,
Knowing that even today would not be a win.

Every morning, I see the girl next door.
She takes her eye linear to make her eyes brighter.
I mimic her, although I can’t take anymore.
I however, use it to make the pain in my eyes look lighter,
I like to think I will emerge from this world, a fighter.

Every morning, I see the girl next door.
She takes her lip gloss and carefully applies it
I mimic her, although I can’t take anymore.
I however use it to hid the frown and to the world befit,
And now this person in the mirror, ready for the world, as I submit.

Every morning, I see the girl next door.
She walks out the door, a different being.
I mimic her, although I can’t take anymore.
But I see that both of us, from ourselves are fleeing,
Leaving ourselves, knowing that every part of us is disagreeing.

Every morning, I see the girl next door.
I see the tear that rolls down her cheek.
But hiding it, has now become, to her, a chore.
I muster the courage and then go up to her to speak,
And remind her that weak must help the weak.



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MustangWriter1713 said...
Nov. 2, 2011 at 5:48 pm:
Hey U asked me too look at your story! It is brilliant! Keep writing, hope to look at more work from you!
 
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Lexie96 said...
Nov. 2, 2011 at 4:43 pm:

This is very good and I thoroughly enjoyed reading it! Great work, and excrutiatingly well-written!

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billlover420This 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. said...
Aug. 27, 2011 at 11:35 pm:

this is very good!! :)

i like the very last saying of this..

 
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dancestar said...
Aug. 26, 2011 at 9:01 am:
thanks! tht means a lot!
 
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Br33na said...
Aug. 17, 2011 at 10:46 pm:

i love this its beautiful thanx for the comments an keep writeing :)))))

 

 
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dark_armor1This 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. said...
Aug. 17, 2011 at 4:19 pm:
this was a beautiful piece! i truly enjoyed reading it !
 
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