Elena Plotkin


Elena Plotkin Poems

81. The Truth Behind The Fairy Tale Sleeping Beauty 7/18/2013
82. The Truth Behind The Fairy Tale Snow White 7/18/2013
83. The Visitor 8/17/2013
84. The Wolf At The Door 8/27/2013
85. There Will Always Be A Place For You At My Table 8/16/2013
86. They Told Me To Laugh When I Was Crying 2/12/2015
87. Thoughts And Actions -new- 4/20/2016
88. Tiger, Tiger (Not Kipling) 2/21/2014
89. Time Is A Runner 7/8/2013
90. To Be 6/11/2013
91. To Err Is Human 9/8/2014
92. To The Future President 1/4/2016
93. To The Love Sick 3/2/2016
94. To The Spouse Of My Ex-Spouse 2/5/2016
95. To The Teacher 11/22/2013
96. To The Terrorists 12/8/2015
97. To The Womanizer 12/5/2013
98. Too Young To Know 7/21/2013
99. Truly Repentant 2/21/2014
100. Vegan 6/4/2013
101. We The People 2/5/2016
102. Welcome To My Perfume Parlour 12/5/2013
103. What A Way To Go! 7/23/2014
104. What Binds Your Heart To Mine 2/2/2016
105. What Hell Is This? 6/24/2013
106. When Looks Can Kill 9/25/2014
107. Who Will 12/31/2013
108. Why Is The Ocean So Salty? 8/14/2013
109. Writers Of Yore 8/27/2013
110. You'Re Lucky You Got What You Got! 2/12/2015
Best Poem of Elena Plotkin

Banana

I grew up with a bunch of others,
Just me with my sisters and brothers.
When I was younger, I was green and tough,
But as I grew older, I discovered life could be rough.
I changed and grew softer, some called me yellow.
But I was no coward, just a very cautious fellow.
Because where I come from you never know the day,
That your whole family gets eaten or just carted away.

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If I Stay Where I Am

If I stay where I am, will I eventually disappear?
When did standing your ground become a show of fear?
The doors have no locks but the clocks run all the time?
There's no hole to fall through, there's no window to climb.
But one thought keeps on running through my mind,
If I stay where I am, will I eventually disappear?

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