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How You Like Me Now

June 30, 2011
By thegirlinthedress GOLD, Ocklawaha, Florida
thegirlinthedress GOLD, Ocklawaha, Florida
13 articles 5 photos 4 comments

You look past me, 
Blank gazes pass
I'm invisible to you
An empty seat in class

You're put together
Not a flaw in sight
Everyone loves you
Your smile so bright 

I'm just a mess
I strive to be unbroken 
Ending up alone
My words unspoken 

Perfect is what you are
It's all I want to be
All you do so effortlessly 
The opposite of me

You laughed to your friends
When you noticed me once
I didn't wear the trends
I've changed since that then

If you could see me now
I'd be the coveted one
You'd only wonder how
Then summon your scowl 

You'd envy me instead
Dreaming to be like me
I'd get to your head
I broke my way in. 

I whisper to my mirror,
How you like me now

The author's comments:
Shows its never to late to be the person you've always wanted to be…

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on Jul. 9 2011 at 6:44 pm
Poetryfaces SILVER, Brooklyn, New York
7 articles 1 photo 17 comments
I like the comparison that you illustrate throughout the poem. I also think you did a good job of creating a consistent flow from the beginning to the end. Nice job :)