Do I Matter?

October 19, 2011
By dubjay99 BRONZE, Saint Peters, Missouri
dubjay99 BRONZE, Saint Peters, Missouri
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The loss makes me tremble.
I feel alone.
Weeks upon weeks of
uncontrollable mourning,
and still no control.

I open my eyes,
feel the ache…
The heavenly warm light
irritates my empty heart
and aggravates my dead world.

I long for happiness,
but he’s six feet under,
and she’s in a liquor store.
A father gone,
while a mother drinks away sorrow.
Neither has anything left for me.


Blankly staring at the reflection
in the cracked mirror,
I’m delirious with sadness…
Do I matter?


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on Nov. 1 2011 at 10:00 pm
Lizzie Hamilton BRONZE, Hinsdale, Illinois
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Yes. Keep writing!


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