It Could've Been You

June 4, 2013
By Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski


Screams in the night broke the still silence,
A tragedy occurring
At tragic hours.
It seemed like all would rather pretend not
To hear,
Than chase nightmares.
A girl on the street, not alone, even though
Inside,
She was quite alone.
Desperation amidst pain, a terrifying face,
That of a beautiful
Monster.
Looming, he took her and did what he wanted,
And she screamed,
They dreamed.
And in the morning she was nowhere to be found,
But who was looking?
They didn’t dare.
Maybe the next night it’ll be one of their daughters,
Body broken and used,
As she finally sleeps.


The author's comments:
This is about rape. I'm trying to raise awareness. Dedicated to a good friend.

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sarah98 BRONZE said...
on Aug. 2 2013 at 9:50 am
sarah98 BRONZE, Holyoke, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
It is better to write for yourself and have no audience than write for your audience and have no self.

this was so powerful and moving. i dont know how you manage to capture so much strength into your poems, but its amazing.

Zoya_Khan GOLD said...
on Jun. 27 2013 at 10:32 am
Zoya_Khan GOLD, Gujranwala, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Where LOGIC ends, FAITH begins.
- Zoya Khan

Good Job :) :) :)

on Jun. 21 2013 at 6:13 pm
Carpe-Caffeam GOLD, No Where, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
“If it weren’t for the coffee, I’d have no identifiable personality whatsoever.” –David Letterman

I hope one of your works to raise awareness gets into the magazine; it really needs some coverage. Awesome job with spreading the emotion to the reader! Have a great day! :D

on Jun. 18 2013 at 9:21 am
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

Yeah, it's Callie :) And of course I will! Any particular ones you'd like me to read? Have a nice day too, and thanks! :) :)

on Jun. 17 2013 at 7:27 pm
Laugh-it-Out PLATINUM, Brooklyn, New York, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light" --Dylan Thomas

Your name is Callie right? I have seen Mckay call you that a couple times so I was wondering..... Wow, amazing poem. The end was perfect, absolutly amazing. You have obvious talent, and I just keep coming back to read more of your work. Awesome job! Have a nice day and keep rockin oh and mind checking out some of my work if you haven't already?

on Jun. 12 2013 at 7:18 pm
freeperson DIAMOND, Burlington, Vermont
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Favorite Quote:
"Have you seen the way he looks at you, the way his expression softens and his eyes are like stars...?" - Ara Weston

winter, saved, nothing wrong, why i can't, etc... :)

on Jun. 12 2013 at 4:36 pm
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

Definitely! Give me names :)

on Jun. 12 2013 at 3:49 pm
freeperson DIAMOND, Burlington, Vermont
60 articles 0 photos 230 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Have you seen the way he looks at you, the way his expression softens and his eyes are like stars...?" - Ara Weston

Wow-powerful! I have some more work I would like u to look at :)


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