Poetry Forum Areas

Introduce Yourself

New to PoetrySoup? Introduce yourself here. Tell us something about yourself.

Looking for a Poem

Can't find a poem you've read before? Looking for a poem for a special person or an occasion? Ask other member for help.

Writing Poetry

Ways to improve your poetry. Post your techniques, tips, and creative ideas how to write better.

High Critique

For poets who want unrestricted constructive criticism. This is NOT a vanity workshop. If you do not want your poem seriously critiqued, do not post here. Constructive criticism only. PLEASE Only Post One Poem a Day!!!

How do I...?

Ask PoetrySoup Members how to do something or find something on PoetrySoup.


You have an ad blocker! We understand, but...

PoetrySoup is a small privately owned website. Our means of support comes from advertising revenue. We want to keep PoetrySoup alive, make it better, and keep it free. Please support us by disabling your ad blocker on PoetrySoup. See how to enable ads while keeping your ad blocker active. Also, did you know you can become a PoetrySoup Lifetime Premium Member and block ads forever...while getting many more great features. Take a look! Thank you!

Super Model - Itty Bitty Big Life

Suzanne Delaney Avatar Suzanne Delaney - LIFETIME Premium Member Suzanne Delaney - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail Go to Poets Blog Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled Super Model - Itty Bitty Big Life which was written by poet Suzanne Delaney. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by Suzanne Delaney

Best Suzanne Delaney Poems

+ Follow Poet

The poem is below.


Super Model - Itty Bitty Big Life


I sweat the smell of acquisicion
expensive perfume, leather and derision.

Designer clothes, and with precision,
a cat walk pose, a lovely vision.

An envied icon - take a piece.....
I walk the razor's edge, I tread a greasy place

….. drugged out senseless,
my only peace.


For Andrea’s:
 Itty Bitty Contest.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment
Date: 6/5/2014 4:32:00 AM
Very powerful piece... as a society, we envy these models and minor "celebrities", but the superficial veneer simply masks their pain. Congrats on your win!
Login to Reply
Date: 4/20/2014 12:45:00 PM
Hi, Suz..., Congratulations, the poem is awesome. Enjoyed your winning poem. Happy Easter, luv LINDA
Login to Reply
Date: 4/20/2014 5:15:00 AM
Suzanne, all that glitters is not gold!! Fame comes at a costly price. // congrats on a merited win. // paul
Login to Reply
Date: 4/19/2014 9:32:00 AM
And in just a small poem, you are able to tell a heavy tale of depression. Wow.....well done!!!
Login to Reply
Date: 4/19/2014 5:23:00 AM
Fantastic take on superficial lives. Powerful words packed into a small space.
Login to Reply
Date: 4/19/2014 12:46:00 AM
Really a super one ! congrats on great win Suzanne !
Login to Reply
Date: 4/19/2014 12:16:00 AM
Congratulations on your wonderful win in Andrea's contest Suz. I need to get over and read more of your poems. Baby keeps me very busy. Hugs, C
Login to Reply
Date: 4/18/2014 11:43:00 PM
Hi, Suz, I had no idea this was one of your poems! thanks for supporting my contest. I really like what you are saying about those models. They truly do walk a razor's edge. Actually that was the line that made me not place you higher. You went over my syllable count there. Anyway, Congratulations to you, sweetie.
Login to Reply
Date: 4/17/2014 7:47:00 AM
It's been tough for me but somehow I've managed :). Seriously, an interesting poem that exposes the underbelly of the fashion world. All that sparkles isn't glamourous.. Wonderful depiction of that truth. Thank you for your kind words in regard to my poetry.. I'm incredibly grateful. Hopeful you will visit me soon again!
Login to Reply
Date: 4/17/2014 1:18:00 AM
WOW, Suzzane...this is deep. Those envied icons do live a difficult life. Imagine having to look picture perfect all the time....not only on the cat walk..but everywhere! I must say, though., I've often longed to be gawked at. It must be such a feeling of...well, can't describe it. Thanks for the poem. The message of the hidden pain comes through clearly in those last two lines.
Login to Reply