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  April 2022     2 years ago

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Thin Enough

A beautiful girl, but just a little overweight
People called her names, so nothing is what she ate.
She felt so alone; she didn’t know what to do.
She just wanted to be thin, like the other girls she knew.
She was hungry all the time, but still...

by Jolene M. Lansverk

added 2 years ago
The River

“The river runs wild, “someone once said.
I can’t remember who, but it sticks in my head.
I admire the river, so savage and free,
Flowing where it wants, to the lake or the sea.
The river can be calm, and gentle sometimes,
But just like love,...

by Jolene M Lansverk

added 2 years ago
The Man In The Mirror

He looks at the image he sees on the wall,
Remembering in a thought
How he used to have it all.

The looks, the brains, the strength to go on,
But he looks a little closer
And sees that’s all gone.

He watched himself age, in the mirror...

by Jolene M Lansverk

added 2 years ago
A Promise Kept

“I looked into the forest, to see a great big deer.
I pulled out my rifle, my shot was so clear.”

I started this poem, but that’s as far as I got.
I’d have more time to finish. At least that’s what I thought.
I made a promise to someone, I’d...

by Jolene M Lansverk

added 2 years ago

Never let life get you down

Keep your head up, and always be proud.

Forgive yourself for things you’ve done wrong

Not dwelling on the past will only make you strong

Be who you are, no matter what people say

Strive to do your best but...

by Jolene M Lansverk

added 2 years ago

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