The Invisible Life of an Average American

Isolated from society
Sweat marks on my black leather chair
Phone’s not ringing, no messages
The only people I text are my parents

Living in a one bedroom apartment
Roaches crawling on cans of Mountain Dew, code red
A pile of wet socks that I don’t feel like picking up
Eating Cups of Noodles pretending its gourmet Chicken Alfredo

I can’t talk to women my own age face to face
The closest I've ever got to the opposite sex was a troll in Azeroth named Ophelia
I can’t express myself, the older you get the less people care about you
Now I know what it feels like to be one of Bill O’Reilly’s daughters





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EnnaGirlThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Feb. 27, 2013 at 7:57 pm
really good!!!
 
Sophie_sparkle_pops This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 22, 2013 at 8:58 pm
I really like this!! It has a very strong theme.
 
emmasue1798 said...
Feb. 22, 2013 at 11:39 am
I've never read anything like this before and I really like it :)
 
Canusausle This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 5, 2013 at 3:54 am
This is a powerful poem, well done!
 
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