A School Dropout

Structures of the concrete world
ate little girl whole, like She eats oatmeal for breakfast
ike the rest of the kids She knows,
like the rest of the country.

Her father takes rest
in a way of drinking beer on a sofa on Sunday,
like the rest of the country.

Her mom has a vest, blue jeans and a hair shoulder-length and nail polish red or beige
like the rest of the count-
She never really liked the way Her husband talked or dressed,
ever since They first met.

- why'd You stay with Him?
- for a child.
- Liar.

only now I see
most of the People here
They just try to make it through pass by
doing things
They don't know how to do
because breaking up w/ somebody and facing The Unknown is not something from educational program that is applied at school.
both of Her parents
know how to draw a triangle but She learned it when She was three
can it be She is the first one to learn how to leave, how to Live can it be?

About this poem

I made My way from month in the nature back to the city and I was overwhelmed how structured and "assigned" the Life in a city is, and it was weird how free it was back on a farm.

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Written on June 02, 2023

Submitted by darrria.k on June 14, 2023

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Scheme xxxA bxA xxbx xxx axxxxxxaa
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 929
Words 202
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 4, 3, 4, 3, 9

Daria Kondrashova

Ukrainian traveler since the beginning of war. I go around Europe and Asia, explore the World and Myself, get to heal and understand what I want and what I like. Poetry is one of those things. more…

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