Poverty is Not Pretty

July 27, 2012
By TertleWacks PLATINUM, Elizabeth, Pennsylvania
TertleWacks PLATINUM, Elizabeth, Pennsylvania
24 articles 15 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
I am an ocean. I am the sea. There is a world inside of me. ~ Bring Me the Horizon
We're young and in love. The heart attacks are waiting to happen. Come a little closer. Tell me those three little words. ~Bring Me The Horizon


I am hungry. Can you feed me?
Can you take me back home?
I am cold. I am freezing.
Why is there so much snow?
I found a broken mirror, back behind that alley.
I looked into it and found a really ugly girl.
She had dirt on her face, blood behind her ears, swollen hands and feet, and tremors from her fears.
Hair elegantly matted.
Never been brushed.
Her smell was absolutely putrid.
She had never been washed.
A tear made a clear track on her small solemn face.
"Look at me," she said.
"I am such a disgrace."
She remembered her past.
She fell to the ground.
She didn't make a sound.
The silent tears cleaned her face.
She looked up to meet her reflection.
For once, a good memory flashed through her pulsating mind.
There was a feeling she felt that made her feel left behind.
A smile was cracked upon her bleeding mouth.
A shining grin that could last a lifetime.
Then it was gone.



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