Away From The Mirror

November 8, 2011
You are beautifully flawed.
An immaculate mistake.
Inside and out, you're messed up,
but that's what makes you you.
You're a work of art covered in dust,
once loved but quickly forgotten.
You shouldn't be so sad.
You have everything you could ever want.
But still, you cry yourself to sleep every night,
feeling unloved and ridiculed.
No one to call your own,
no one to call you theirs.
Disregarded by your "father"
and mocked by your dad.
No where to turn,
except away from the mirror.

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Jaclynmarie said...
Jan. 8, 2012 at 3:20 pm
this is a great poem, i really like it . good job (: keeep writing.!
WolfSinger said...
Dec. 29, 2011 at 8:04 pm
I absolutely ADORE your last line. I just want to keep reading it and keep reading it.
Inksplotch said...
Dec. 3, 2011 at 1:40 am
This is gorgeous... and very relatable. My favorite line is "You're a work of art covered in dust/ Once loved but quickly forgotten." Well done RWB (: You know... if you have extra time on your hands... I'd love it if you'd check out some of my work (:
ReadWriteBreathe replied...
Dec. 3, 2011 at 1:10 pm
Thank you so much :) I check out some of yours 
dontforget This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 23, 2011 at 1:26 pm
wow. I honestly don't find any flaws.  Great work! totally relateable.
ReadWriteBreathe replied...
Nov. 23, 2011 at 3:36 pm
Thank you so much :)
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