The Bottle

May 19, 2012
She’s surrounded by friends,
She’s alone,
She falls over laughing,
She’s miserable,
She beams and poses for a picture,
Tears are brimming in her eyes,
She doesn’t have muscle,
She’s strong,
Her composer says self-confident,
She hates herself,
She’s a talker,
Her emotions are bottled,
She looks calm and relaxed,
The Bottle is cracking,
Then… She snaps,
The Bottle is broken,
She tries to pull herself together,
The Bottle is shattered,
She can’t get up
The pieces are fading,
She gives up,
The pieces are gone…

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Laurel15 said...
May 22, 2012 at 10:19 pm
So true. This poem is beautiful.
beccaclara99 said...
May 22, 2012 at 7:19 pm
me too!! Its really well written :)
crushed_veneer said...
May 21, 2012 at 8:17 pm
i love this......
readerwriter13 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
May 21, 2012 at 8:46 pm
Thanks! Glad someone enjoyed it:)
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