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A Poem for Katy When She Doesn't Eat MAG

By Anonymous

There is sickness so strong itholds mouths closed.
I see it in you.
You wear your health like a sheerdress,
pulled tight to reveal a body wasting
beneath light brownhair.
Your body is cold.
Hair grows long.
I give you looks to say Iknow.
They are our conversations.
You won't talk out loud.
Your mouthstays shut.
You give me looks that say,
look away, erase.
But realizethis:
there isn't much left.
You have been erasing too,
so all that isleft is the
thin gray smears of your cheeks
to be dusted away like the ashof a fire
burned too long,
unnoticed or forgotten.
So my mouth staysshut.

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i love this so much!

on Jan. 6 2010 at 9:04 pm
Hay_Wire PLATINUM, Independence, Missouri
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wow. thats amazing.

rawr5 said...
on Dec. 10 2009 at 3:02 pm
i love this your a really good writer:)

on Nov. 12 2009 at 5:04 pm
-MidnightAngel- GOLD, A Field Of Paper Flowers, California
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Favorite Quote:
"I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now?"

WOW, this is inpresive.