Stranger

May 8, 2014
By Hanban12 ELITE, Lake Worth, Florida
Hanban12 ELITE, Lake Worth, Florida
133 articles 7 photos 633 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them."
Henry David Thoreau

"I fell in love the way you fall asleep; slowly, and then all at once."
John Green


Who is she really?
That strange girl in the mirror?

She just can’t be me.



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on Aug. 24 2014 at 12:35 am
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
81 articles 5 photos 1492 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

Oh my gosh. I just recently wrote a poem that was similar to this. I can connect to this, because so many times I have felt like that beofre and sometimes feel still. I love it, a lot. You helped me so much, and I thank you so much, Hanban12. Thank you. 

on Jul. 2 2014 at 12:28 am
Liv.Harris ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
317 articles 10 photos 1155 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let me glimpse inside your velvet bones." - Edgar Allan Poe

Thank you! I know it doesn't sound like much, but I don't hear that very often. I think I'll get over it eventually; I mean that was why I started to write- to be the person I was too afraid to be in reality. XD

Hanban12 ELITE said...
on Jul. 1 2014 at 4:45 pm
Hanban12 ELITE, Lake Worth, Florida
133 articles 7 photos 633 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them."
Henry David Thoreau

"I fell in love the way you fall asleep; slowly, and then all at once."
John Green

I'm so happy you liked it so much! I really hope you get past that physical mind-set, because you're such a nice person. People will look past your physicalities, and I hope you do too :)

on Jun. 30 2014 at 7:54 pm
Liv.Harris ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
317 articles 10 photos 1155 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let me glimpse inside your velvet bones." - Edgar Allan Poe

This is beautiful! I will always think of this poem when I mock my twin scars that grace my bottom lip. It will really help me knowing that I'm not the only one that feels this way, as if I don't know myself, and that the world is so detatched. I have always struggled with how I look, and find that if I read, and I write, and if I become a beautiful person with intelligence and meaning, perhaps I'll be able to live with my looks. This poem really inspires me despite its length. I hope it becomes most discussed, because It has a deeper meaning than it appears. Thank you so much for sharing this poem with the world, I know it sounds cheesy, but thank you so much!

on May. 24 2014 at 3:28 pm
Luv4Ever SILVER, Jacksonville, Florida
7 articles 0 photos 199 comments

Favorite Quote:
A miracle is just another name for hard work
-Minho in "To The Beautiful You"

hahaha i feel the same way! i've always wanted to see a poem that expresses this

JRaye PLATINUM said...
on May. 18 2014 at 9:27 pm
JRaye PLATINUM, Dorr, Michigan
43 articles 10 photos 527 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you build your house far enough away from Trouble, then Trouble will never find you."

"Have you ever looked fear in the face and said, 'I just don't care.'?"

*Wonders how to follow-up that last comment... I like it! :) Haiku's are so cool, you put so much meaning into so little words, which you completely did. I feel like this all the time, looking in the mirror, wondering who I'm looking at - and I'm sure plenty others can relate as well. Awesome job :)

Hanban12 ELITE said...
on May. 18 2014 at 8:43 pm
Hanban12 ELITE, Lake Worth, Florida
133 articles 7 photos 633 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them."
Henry David Thoreau

"I fell in love the way you fall asleep; slowly, and then all at once."
John Green

Thank you for leaving such meaningful comments on many of my pieces, it truly means a ton, and it makes my day. I will always remember that, and maybe I'll start seeing myself in the mirror instead. Thank you again :)

on May. 18 2014 at 3:46 pm
SunnyDreams BRONZE, Niger Falls, Other
1 article 0 photos 274 comments

Favorite Quote:
Can you feel what I have seen, when no one else has lived through what I have?-HalveOfLife

The stranger you see in mirror is the person of who you need to meet.  The person others think you are.  The person you see in the mirror is you.  Whether is be a stranger, or not, sometimes you have to stop looking for the stranger in the mirror and ask yourself, is this really a stranger or is it someone who abides to take over my soul, someone who wants to take you do down, I can tell you, you are not a stranger to me, for I know you are a really heartfilling person.  I only hope you realize that too HannaBanna.......


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