Girl Next Door

August 25, 2011
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There will always be a girl
whom you know,
But try to ignore,
Because everyone thinks she's a faux.

But underneath the makeup
and perfectly straightened hair,
lies a girl who is misunderstood
beyond everyone’s compare.

At home it all changes
to what it really is.
The makeup comes off,
the hair begins to frizz.

As soon as the smile washes away
and in comes a tear,
she feels like screaming,
But she knows no one would care enough to hear.

And suddenly that girl you know,
who lives right next door,
Becomes a whole ‘nother person
Who means so much more.

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akbrgurl said...
Nov. 19, 2011 at 9:35 pm
I really like this poem, it's very true for a lot of girls , maybe even most.
Lexie96 said...
Oct. 28, 2011 at 2:28 pm
This is so great, it really reminds me of a girl I once knew... great writing... please, please check out my poem sometime if you have the chance!
Risible said...
Oct. 18, 2011 at 8:39 pm
good good, love the idea, so prevelant...some parts seem a little forced, I think with fine tuning it could be great!
Afra- said...
Oct. 12, 2011 at 9:58 am
Yeah seriously. They try so ahrd to be accepted by the "in" crowd. But when you think of it how did they actaully become the "in" crowd. its all just the opnions of others...lolz the idead there in my ehad but tis not soemthing easily expressed in words...
Afra- replied...
Oct. 12, 2011 at 9:59 am
sorry again...its *idea and *head
BookOwl said...
Sept. 22, 2011 at 9:03 pm

Amazing, you caught the feelings just right. A lot of people do try to pretend they're something they're not, and i agree everyone should just be themselves.

Awesome job, and if you have time would you mind looking at some of my work?

AmandaElizabeth said...
Sept. 22, 2011 at 3:40 pm

This is absolutly amazing !

Deffinatley something I can relate to.


omnomnom said...
Sept. 3, 2011 at 4:18 pm
This is very relatable, but the word choice is trying too hard to rhyme.
xximjustmexx said...
Sept. 1, 2011 at 9:56 pm
i can definetly relate to the actual poem itself. you have a talent  for writing. you are very good at turning your thoughts into beatuiful pieces of work. keep writing. and please look at some of my poems.i would really appreciate it. :)
livelovesmile replied...
Sept. 2, 2011 at 4:40 pm
thank you so much! 
InTheSpiritOfRain said...
Aug. 29, 2011 at 8:21 pm

Arrghh, dont we all feel this way. Very nice poem!

Check out my poems sometime :3

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