The Girl in the White Mask

April 20, 2012
By mcr4tw BRONZE, Amherst, Massachusetts
mcr4tw BRONZE, Amherst, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"I could eat my body weight in sushi." - Mikey Way
on a serious note:
"It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not."


The old man on the other side
of the park,
watches the girl as she plays
in the sand.
A gun in her jacket and cigarettes
in her hand.
Stolen money packed in her bag,
she wears a mask.
A white mask, one or despair
and pain.
He knows who she is, why
she's here.
She is the suburban savior, a lost
soul.
And still he watches, a cold breeze
passes.

Then she is gone.

He now knows the sounds of hope.


The author's comments:
This poem is about hope. Hope for the world's newest generation. With all this technological advances, they most likely won't know what's it's like to be free. If there's a higher power, I hope to it that someone will teach the incoming children to learn. Learn to be themselves. Do something in the world today. Do something to be praised for.

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