Get Your Premium Membership

Suddenly Swans

Plain as she can be She who sat next to me Freckled with horn rimmed glasses And late to all her school classes An outcast, she thought by her peers Dwelling on her chronic fears Not wanting to be noticed As like the beauty and grace of the lotus Flying under the radar screen Hoping she would not be seen Blending into the background One day she blossomed and was found Like Cinderella and her glass slipper Not even a prince could resist her Suddenly she became a swan One that others lavishly fawn 4/11/2019

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019

Post Comments

Poetrysoup is an environment of encouragement and growth so only provide specific positive comments that indicate what you appreciate about the poem.

Please Login to post a comment

Date: 4/28/2019 10:16:00 PM
It can happen to guys too Michael. We had this guy in our class who was a bit of a troublemaker his hair was short and crazy and then summer came. When he came back to school we couldn't believe our eyes. His hair had grown out and he had matured and grown at least an inch or two. To this day I remember our shock. I enjoyed your wonderful poem and I'm happy to see it made her list! Congratulations on your deserving win. : )
Login to Reply
Marcum Wong Avatar
Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 4/29/2019 2:55:00 PM
My kindle changes my words, so irritating.
Date: 4/28/2019 8:33:00 AM
Lovely done Michael! Congratulations for your win, and thank you! :) xomo
Login to Reply
Date: 4/15/2019 1:09:00 PM
Thank you, I do like people to point out my mistakes - Thank you again CayCAy.
Login to Reply
Date: 4/13/2019 5:03:00 PM
This is a very touching poem, creatively written and I truly enjoyed it. However, you've got hope hopping not hoping and sat as a set. (I like people to tell me these things.) There's something about your poem that infers it is personal??? The empathy in your thoughts and feeling about her is touching as expressed. CayCay
Login to Reply