I Pity the Garbage

February 9, 2012
By jillla BRONZE, Hauppauge, New York
jillla BRONZE, Hauppauge, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"If you feel under control, you're just not going fast enough"

When the going get’s tough,
The tough throw out.
The garbage takes all of our hits.
The angry huff,
that fed-up pace,
I know when it’s coming.
I see the pail;
I see the closed fist around unsuspecting objects.
I want to cry.
I want to curl up in a ball,
rock back and forth in a corner,
hands pressed tight over my ears,
eyelids wrenched shut.
See no evil.
See no evil.
Why do we do this?
Why can’t we just get mad?
I don’t want to throw my life away
every time the world bites back.
I’m different.
I pity the garbage.

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