Mannequin

August 6, 2011
By claudiathewho SILVER, West Tisbury, Massachusetts
claudiathewho SILVER, West Tisbury, Massachusetts
8 articles 1 photo 43 comments

So you, mannequin,
stone-faced with your cool pallor,
 
industrially-manufactured lips
(careful not to kiss; they have poison)
 
oh, you mannequin,
you have mutated my own image,
 
twisted with your carved proportions
and your painted eye
 
lashes and your blank expression.
You have no openings or doors,
 
no slit for your mouth or the wonderful
pipes of your ears or
 
other places to peek and search
to find the soul inside you.


The author's comments:
After Plath.

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AriShine GOLD said...
on Jun. 22 2012 at 12:49 pm
AriShine GOLD, Norcross, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"Whatever you are, be a good one." -Abraham Lincoln

This is nice! Yes, a tad creepy, but I really like what its saying. You have a great style! Keep writing!

on Aug. 14 2011 at 12:26 pm
claudiathewho SILVER, West Tisbury, Massachusetts
8 articles 1 photo 43 comments
Thanks again, Blue! Haha, I saw the picture and new it was perfect.

on Aug. 13 2011 at 5:47 pm
Blue4indigo PLATINUM, Sturbridge, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
I'd rather be sorry for something that I did than for something I didn't do.
-Red Scott

A little creepy... but a great poem nonetheless (the picture fits so perfectly)


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