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Ugly Duckling

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Below is the poem entitled Ugly Duckling which was written by poet Madelin Barton. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Ugly Duckling

You are beautiful to me
your hurt is not unseen.
Quietly you fret over things
you may regret.
 
Nothing like today
to forget about your sorrows
and if it isn't conquered today
I'll sure be with you tomorrow.

Your beautiful to me If only
you could see what I see.
Regardless of the tease, the
mockery, the strife.
Cruel words spoken that cut 
like a knife.

You are beautiful to me in every
way and I'm sorry that it was not
made known to you each and every
single day.

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  1. Date: 2/27/2013 11:11:00 PM

    Amazing poem, keep writing! everyone is beautiful it just takes someone else to show you. Well done

    Barton Avatar Madelin Barton Date: 2/28/2013 10:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I wrote this for my little sister because of something she once said to me " how am I supposed to look at myself in the mirror and feel beautiful if I've been told all my life I am not".
  1. Date: 2/7/2013 7:40:00 PM

    This is very sweet!