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Distant

I've always seen my brother
As untouchable.
Unreachable
From his door across from mine,
As distant from me
As my own future.
Thirty-six on the ACT
Top 100 colleges,
Valedictorian...
But who's keeping score?

Here I am, an obscure
Drama freak,
Breathing in the dust
Of a luscious red curtain.
I'm just a little sister,
Hoping that one day
My invincible brother
Will watch me shine my own way:
Completely
Within reach.




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sarahrose314This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
May 29 at 5:30 pm:
I can't stop reading your poems! So relatable to everyday people. You're amazing!
 
Padfoot507This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
May 30 at 1:14 pm :
Um haha thanks sarah! And ok lookin? :P
 
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