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She was very sensitive.
As if the volume was turned up in her head.

She started using her mother’s sedatives,
As a solution for her sleepless nights in bed.

She couldn’t connect with any of her relatives,
They never showed an interest in anything she said.

Her attempts at socialising were tentative,
So she conjured up imaginary friends instead.

Her dogged detachment was her only imperative.
She could not risk the chance of being misled.

There was no one to peel back the layer of negatives.
Too many years of tears have been bred and shed.

The smile she occasionally displayed was purely decorative.
She knows people will judge her before they have even read

Her story because they’re too caught up in their own narrative.
They only take the time to read your book once you are dead.

They say we’re born alone and die alone.

As humans we are built to survive and consume.

Even if you are raised from a loving home.

You can still feel out of place in your own living room.

Kela Lewis-Morin.
This has been in my blackberry for a little while now I just did not know how to finish it lol. I think I got a little carried away with the rhymes but I did enjoy writing it. I tried to keep it consistent I hope it works and that you guys like it :)
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Relic-Angel Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
... Excuse me while I grab a tissue. Your poem has moved me to near tears. :huggle:
LindArtz Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013
Wow! Phew! That gave me goose bumps. lol Seriously good stuff!
Nnoki Featured By Owner May 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
my life only put into beautiful words amazing job
KichouTenshi Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Student Artist
I like this poem, I don't have the words to say exactly why, but it was a pleasure to read.
msimoneaux20 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I don't think any part of this should be labeled as getting carried away. Every line was absolutely necessary. I can totally relate to this. Nice rhymes and flow, great job. :thumbsup:
angiee45 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
nicely done
chancerox Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is incredibly powerful. i love the line : they only take the time to read your book when you're dead. :heart: you are talented :)
authorofthings Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013
this is really great
Garnette1601 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
oh, wow. I love this work so much words can't describe it. I can relate to some of the lines in it, like 'She knows people will judge her before they have even read'.
I love that most of the beginning is based on one rhyme, and you were able to expand it so.
I love the pace of the last 4 lines and the rhythm of the words.
I love this poem so much.
thawing-wallflower Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013
"They only take the time to read your book once you are dead." I love this. Fantastic work
LiquidGraphite Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I don't think you got carried away. I'm not particularly a fan of rhyme, but I think it works well with the overall flow of the poem.
I can relate, and I'm glad you posted! :)
Magic-Waffles Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013  Student General Artist
I can relate :heart:
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