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Ugly

Please forgive my ugliness inside,
wounds that seep like nothing to hide.
multitudes of scars and wide open sores,
but who's counting? I ain't keeping scores.

I even get stares from strangers you see,
even if they are all inside of me.
Others sense my ugly side,
But still I hold these wounds with pride. 

My heart is made of sharp shards of glass,
shattered from lovers from an unfortunate past.
Superglue won't do the trick,
the adhesive for some reason won't magically stick.

The sharp shard keep poking reopening the brain,
I'm now so use to the pain
So don't get the impression to feel sorry for me,
what happened is just part of history.


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  1. Date: 11/23/2012 8:04:00 PM
    Okay, I have to read this one 2.. ugliness is skin deep they say... I say one of the true reasons we hide so much,,, sometimes I get ugly with the folks at my work... I to wish for it to go away... love this poem,,, hope to hear form you,, I hope i did not offend you with any of my comments,,, good night.PD

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 7:47:00 AM
    nice write DP,know your past,adjust your present,live better tomorrow

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 11:16:00 AM
    Just seeing this one now. All I can say is someone this open is a beautiful person. I dislike secretive people and I admire your open nature!

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 7:06:00 AM
    Each shard is a crystal which has its own shine/the magic of mirrors, the strength of a spine/ each tiny jewels in facets abides/ stimulating your empathy, holding the tide/So from these shards a mosaic occurs/of a beautiful woman and all will concurr! SMOOCH Light & Love

  1. Date: 9/23/2012 4:42:00 PM
    yes they are ugly on the inside. they look at you and then decide. they should all hide their prejudice and show a little love. a lot less defences the peace of a dove. then i'll show the smile on my face and the beauty of my love inside. i want to give you something of me. not just run and hide.

  1. Date: 9/23/2012 2:24:00 AM
    Very Good poem Lisa.Enjoyed reading it.

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 9:52:00 PM
    yo that's the spirit

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 8:24:00 PM
    A poem just for you: There are skeletons in us all Some that haunt as they did Paul But, deep in souls of those redeemed Is a heart highly esteemed

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 7:29:00 PM
    I wouldent feel the slightest bit sorry, but enjoyed your poem, love Elizabeth