Elena Plotkin

Elena Plotkin Poems

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


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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What Hell Is This?

What Pain is this that never seems to go away,
but only grows stronger and more acute each day?

What Scars are these that never seem to fade,
but only reopen anew without aid of any blade?

What Nightmares are these that never seem to stop,
but only proceed to sprout up like some bumper crop?

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