Girl Next Door

August 25, 2011
By livelovesmile GOLD, Gaithersburg, Maryland
livelovesmile GOLD, Gaithersburg, Maryland
19 articles 0 photos 60 comments

Favorite Quote:
I am like a star burst. A juicy contradiction. I'm hard to figure out, but when you get to my center, your suprised! It's not what you thought it would be, huh.


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.


The author's comments:
As a teenage girl I see my peers often pretend to be someone they aren't. They try to "fit in" and if they don't they get scrutinized. I believe everyone should just be themselves and accept what comes with it.

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on Nov. 19 2011 at 9:35 pm
InfiniteRain BRONZE, Steinbach, Other
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I really like this poem, it's very true for a lot of girls , maybe even most.

Lexie96 GOLD said...
on Oct. 28 2011 at 2:28 pm
Lexie96 GOLD, Havana, Illinois
11 articles 0 photos 378 comments

Favorite Quote:
Now Cinderella don't you go to sleep, it's such a bitter form of refuge, oh don't you know the kingdom's under siege, and everbody needs you. - The Killers

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 SILVER said...
on Oct. 18 2011 at 8:39 pm
Risible SILVER, Norwalk, Connecticut
7 articles 0 photos 59 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can." -Richard Bach

good good, love the idea, so prevelant...some parts seem a little forced, I think with fine tuning it could be great!

Afra- SILVER said...
on Oct. 12 2011 at 9:59 am
Afra- SILVER, Colombo, Other
8 articles 0 photos 47 comments

Favorite Quote:
Even when the sun sets the moon will rise.

sorry again...its *idea and *head

Afra- SILVER said...
on Oct. 12 2011 at 9:58 am
Afra- SILVER, Colombo, Other
8 articles 0 photos 47 comments

Favorite Quote:
Even when the sun sets the moon will rise.

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...

on Sep. 22 2011 at 9:03 pm
BookOwl PLATINUM, Bristol, Tennessee
32 articles 5 photos 32 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed." Theodore Roosevelt

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?


on Sep. 22 2011 at 3:40 pm
AmandaElizabeth PLATINUM, Fulton, Kentucky
48 articles 0 photos 34 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact."

This is absolutly amazing !

Deffinatley something I can relate to.

XD


omnomnom said...
on Sep. 3 2011 at 4:18 pm
This is very relatable, but the word choice is trying too hard to rhyme.

on Sep. 2 2011 at 4:40 pm
livelovesmile GOLD, Gaithersburg, Maryland
19 articles 0 photos 60 comments

Favorite Quote:
I am like a star burst. A juicy contradiction. I'm hard to figure out, but when you get to my center, your suprised! It's not what you thought it would be, huh.

thank you so much! 

on Sep. 1 2011 at 9:56 pm
xximjustmexx PLATINUM, Oak Forest, Illinois
46 articles 0 photos 71 comments

Favorite Quote:
There's no god. There's no religion. There's only life, what you do with YOUR life, who YOU let affect YOUR life. Bad things happen to everyone, you just have to learn to deal with them.

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. :)

on Aug. 29 2011 at 8:21 pm
InTheSpiritOfRain, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
0 articles 0 photos 17 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I like writing"

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

Check out my poems sometime :3



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