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Useless Eyeliner

September 16, 2011
By WynterPage95 ELITE, Monticello, Arkansas
WynterPage95 ELITE, Monticello, Arkansas
164 articles 8 photos 76 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It's better to burn out than to fade away..." -Kurt Cobain

I look at you again,

I look at what is left of you.

All the words that you tell yourself,

That have been burned into your mind,

They have finally worn you down.

You can't carry around all the weight anymore,

The weight of the world,

And still maintain an atmosphere of calm.

There is only so much that you can take,

And now your tears are your release.

Sliding down a face that you despise,

For reasons that you've never told anyone.

There is not enough eyeliner,

Hard rock riffs, or sad poems

That could make you feel any less alone.

Any less distant from the world that

Critiqued you so cruely.

But you allowed it?

You had hid from the fact

That you couldn't fix all of this by yourself.

You're not that powerful

And you made yourself suffer for that.

Every glance in the mirror

Is another stab in what's left of your heart.

You watch the other girls prance around

And know inside that they're eveything

You'll never be.

He's someone who will never look at you,

With anything more than friendship.

And it's all your never opened up.

And now it's too late.

The author's comments:
Based on true feelings...

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on Oct. 8 2011 at 6:46 pm
billlover420 GOLD, Justin, Texas
12 articles 0 photos 70 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boy, when you're dead, they really fix you up. I hope to hell when I do die somebody has sense enough to just dump me in the river or something. Anything except sticking me in a goddam cemetery.  People coming and putting a bunch of flowers on your stomach on Sunday, and all that crap. Who wants flowers when you're dead? Nobody. ~J.D. Salinger,The Catcher in the Rye,

this poem hit me close to the heart good job <3