The meanest thing



When I was 130 pounds
I was always jealous of my 90 pound mother
One day I told her I wished she was fat too
Instead of telling me I wasn’t
She said “that’s the meanest thing you’ve ever said to me”
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Submitted by nolaleech1212 on April 05, 2021

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Scheme ABCCD
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 208
Words 42
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 5

Nola Debera Leech

I'm a senior in High school, I've been writing poetry since I was in 6th grade. It became a coping mechanism for me, to express myself. My goal for sharing my writing, is to help people who are in situations like I was. To know that they're not alone and things get better with time. more…

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