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I step on the scale
And feel like I failed
The number is healthy,
But I still hate my belly

My face falls
And I recall
The day my "friend"
Called me "overfed"

I turn to the mirror,
Stepping nearer,
And study my gut
From the side, from...

by Anonymous123

added by elisheva.b28
6 months ago

Everyone's a Mystery

Everyone’s a mystery
All have depth, complexity,
Scars and other injuries
That’s always a guarantee

Everyone’s a paradox
We always tie ourselves in knots
Too complex to fit in a box,
But simply don’t know what we want

Everyone’s a...

by Anonymous123

added by elisheva.b28
6 months ago

Wrinkled and Gray

Bent and frail
And full of tales
Gnarled, veiny, weathered hands
Through experience they understand
Wrinkled and gray
And full of days
Faces lined like a map of life
Imparting wisdom before they die
Listen, hear,
And lend your ear
To those...

by Anonymous123

added by elisheva.b28
6 months ago


To be honest,
I wish I had some confidence
My insecurity feels bottomless
My flaws are all too prominent
I’m sick of my self-consciousness

I try not to be obvious
Hope everyone’s oblivious
Hope I don’t look too hideous
Spiraling through...

by Anonymous123

added by elisheva.b28
6 months ago

Watching You Go

You walked out the door
And didn't look back
Just stared at the floor
And shouldered your backpack

I blinked back my tears
But you didn't see
I felt my worst fear
Becoming reality

I thought we were friends
Was I deceived from the start?...

by Anonymous123

added by elisheva.b28
6 months ago

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