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Maybe I'm Broken

September 26, 2019
By Sunflower_Demon PLATINUM, Olathe, Kansas
Sunflower_Demon PLATINUM, Olathe, Kansas
21 articles 1 photo 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Try to be a rainbow in someone else's cloud" - Maya Angelou


“Maybe I’m broken,” I say to myself

Then I shake my head and hop off the shelf


I walk the floors and walls of my house

“There’s no way I’m broken,” I tell to a mouse


I lay on my door and I think it all out

“I’m not broken!” I get up and shout


I walk outside and run down the trees

“Broken? No.” I whisper to the bees


Then I fly on a bus to go buy a hat

“I’m perfectly fixed,” I sing to a cat


I get to the town and turn all about

I look in the shops and start to doubt


“I can’t find a hat as fixed as I.”

I sit on a light and start to cry


A group of girls gathers behind

They laugh at me and a hat they go find


They race back from a place on the shore

They hand me a hat that I hold on the floor


“But this isn’t fixed,” I tell one girl

“It’s broken like you,” then away they twirl


Then I bus my way home on a bright bike

And I throw down the hat that I do not like


“I’m not even broken!” I yell at a wall

I get ready for bed and asleep I fall


Then that night as I lay in my bed

Dreams of sock gnomes swirled in my head


I wake with a start and grab the hat

“Maybe I’m broken,” I leave it at that


The author's comments:

one wacky poem


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on Oct. 7 at 7:04 pm
Sunflower_Demon PLATINUM, Olathe, Kansas
21 articles 1 photo 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Try to be a rainbow in someone else's cloud" - Maya Angelou

Ah, gracias mi amiga.
Will do my dude.

on Oct. 7 at 3:41 pm
Jordi2112 PLATINUM, Gardner, Kansas
24 articles 6 photos 27 comments
Era increible. Gran trabajo! Seguir escribiendo!


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