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Girl Interrupted

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Girl Interrupted

Girl Interrupted, 2011
V. Ortiz Vazquez


Minding her own she cruises along
Unaware the cards dealt to her
Pay no attention to life’s brutalities
She walks
Halted, a touch
A peek
Nearly stolen lays the “damaged”
Misunderstood by those around her
She, herself cannot comprehend thyself
Struggles within, out
She walks
Halted, a touch
A peek
References of wrong doing, laziness
Swift away in night
One last breath gone by daylight
Lingering thoughts of “I wish I would have done more”
She walks
Halted, no more

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  1. Date: 8/11/2011 2:26:00 PM
    It was a pleasure to read your very interesting writing today Vickie. Thank you for posting your poetry for us all to read and enjoy. Hoping you have a wonderful inspiration filled day. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/10/2011 2:50:00 PM
    someone put that movie in the VCR, family on purpose. I left a third of the way through because if you've never been there, you cannot imagine what it is like to sit and watch the most horrible stuff happen and you struggle, but you know there is no way to help. My son came by where I was sitting, had no idea what family had done. I was crying. He hugged me and

  1. Date: 8/10/2011 2:50:00 PM
    said, mom, you think too much. I said, you don't understand. Some never have the chance I've had. But he is my baby and he took care of the situation. God bless you as a writer. More power to your nib!