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Perfect

Perfect
Purr-fect
What a
Sweet-Sounding
Word

But it's not

Who can be Perfect?
It's just not
Possible.

You can only be
Close

Perfect is like pi
It's a number?
A thing
That goes on and
On

It's that mountain
You spend so many hours
On
Trying to reach for
It

You are so
close
to the top
But just as you
Reach up to grab
The tip,
It crumbles in
Your hand

You fall,
Air finally cooling the sweat on
Your
Hands
And you think,

Perfect



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sumer44 said...
May 26, 2012 at 11:52 pm
This is a really good poem. I like how it flows and how u compare perfect.
 
KShep12 said...
Dec. 1, 2011 at 9:22 am
I really like how you said Perfect is like pi. It's a number. Many people feel like that. They struggle with weight issues trying to be perfect! Good job:)
 
Jumper008 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Dec. 1, 2011 at 4:27 pm
Thanks! :)
 
J-Poetry-R said...
Nov. 14, 2011 at 10:13 pm
unique, creatuve, purr-fect. Hope to read more at this quality
 
Jumper008 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Nov. 18, 2011 at 9:08 pm
Thanks for the comment! :)
 
XxMidnightKissxX replied...
Nov. 19, 2011 at 6:57 am
This is really good!!!
 
RayBaytheDinosaur said...
Oct. 27, 2011 at 3:50 pm
Thats an intresting way to think of the word.. lol i never thought of it that way xD good job!
 
Jumper008 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Oct. 30, 2011 at 9:02 pm
Thanks! 
 
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