Broken Butterfly Wings

January 31, 2012
You started out with a dream
That you were sure you would do,
But you were to scared to walk alone
And not ready to leave all you'd known.

People gave all sorts of opinions
But none ever answered any of your questions,
And once there you what you would do you didn't even know
You were just so ready to go.

You walked around with this weighing you down
And even though you put on a fake smile people still saw your frown.

You felt bad cause people tip-toed around you-
The only reason was they didn't want to hurt you in what they would say or do.

So you left that dream in the past
Because you felt you failed and fell face down in the dust,
You tried pushing you feelings aside
And now you feel unsuccessful but at least you tried.

Your heart feels so heavy
Knowing you'll never be able to dance freely,
Your life feels broken and useless-like it's shattering
Just like a pair of broken butterfly wings.

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scenesoccerqueen said...
Feb. 8, 2012 at 2:59 pm
So that one sentance where it says'once there you what you...' should be,'once there what you do...' sorry about that!
ALtheMan said...
Feb. 6, 2012 at 1:13 pm
really good i liked it
scenesoccerqueen replied...
Feb. 6, 2012 at 8:33 pm
THank you!!
Silver2black said...
Feb. 6, 2012 at 12:22 pm
aww, love this poem, there's some thing about this poem, but I can't think right now, Good poem lovely sweet, and not to mention touching !
scenesoccerqueen replied...
Feb. 6, 2012 at 8:32 pm
Thank you:) I appreciate you taking the time to look at this!
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