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Just An Image

You've placed me on a pedestal from which I can but fall you've conjured up an image that isn't me at all I hate to burst your bubble with this fiction you've created but the picture burns a little bright it's a little over stated I know you think you know me but I'm no longer sure am I only in your head and is there any cure? But I'm worried what will happen when reality starts to bite will I lose your friendship when the truth flicks on the light? Will you still be fond of me when my halo starts to slide when all at once you realize your image of Me's lied?

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  1. Date: 8/29/2011 11:28:00 PM
    Some people really do put others on a pedestal, just like you describe here. It must be horrid to worry about measuring up to that!!

  1. Date: 8/23/2011 4:51:00 PM
    Very good peice of insight Emma. Is it the Chamelion in you, or is it my imagination? Jim

  1. Date: 8/14/2011 5:28:00 PM
    Very well crafted work of poetry. It makes me stop and think. Good job

  1. Date: 7/26/2011 9:41:00 AM
    your reflection takes me away, emma.. such poetic depth! :) huggs, nette

  1. Date: 7/26/2011 7:31:00 AM
    It feels so good to be able to sit here and read your very creative writing this morning Emma. I do hope to come back soon and read more of your excellent work. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/25/2011 11:30:00 AM
    wow a wonderful rhyme scheme Emma and telling it straight as can be luv.. perfect persona presented luv.. super one..

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    Date: 7/25/2011 11:33:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for stopping by, and for always being supportive. Em :)