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The New Girl

She sat alone as content as a beautiful eccentric could sit.
Others taunted her but she was crafty and of quick wit.

I just watched in awe as she paraded through the grounds.
It was like every second she would recognise the beauty of which she was surrounded.

My friends would make fun when they would catch me stare.
But I knew deep inside there was something special in this
girl without a care.

I loved her smile and her needy dark eyes.
I loved her slender body and her natural curved thighs.

I loved her baggy clothes and the flowers in her hair.
I love the look she gave me when she caught me stare.

“Hey you” she said in a playful tone.
“you've been watching me for days now, do you want to walk me home?”.

“Ah um of course yes I do” I stuttered with a smile.
“Then meet me after class my house is no more than a mile”

So we met and we walked, talked and told each others life story.
She told me her father was a soldier and she had to leave again
she would be gone by the morning.

My heart dropped to the pit of my stomach where it kept a slow
beat.
The walk back home was long with the concrete shoes on my feet.

I promised to stay in touch but she moved not long after.
I guess the war of love takes more lives than the war fought by
her father

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d-ory@hotmail.comIf I try to describe myself I can't cause I don't really know. I think I'm a bunch of different personalities in one body. I' am dark and a little depressed behind closed doors. But towards my friends I' am confident and happy. I struggle for acceptance from people but I do a great job of hiding it.Poetry is my release. Without it I could'nt function. But I think I was always meant to have it. I had never written a poem until I was 22 years old. I did'nt even know I could write a poem until someone special inspired me then shattered my heart. I believe this is why I write mostly dark, depressive poems. Because that's how it all started for me.My tag is weight of the world. Reason being I believe the weight of the world is on the shoulders of a few. And most of us are just standing around consuming and polluting waiting for others to clean up after us. I reflect some of this in my poetry.I live in Hobart, Australia and I' am 24 years old. Thanks for reading. Leave comments, your thoughts and I will return the favour.P.S There are certain words spelt differently in Australia so please keep this in mind when reviewing my poetry. And I 'am on facebook under rosco daw. E-mail at top of page.... more…

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