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 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 Meddler -new- 5/19/2016
95. To The Spouse Of My Ex-Spouse 2/5/2016
96. To The Teacher 11/22/2013
97. To The Terrorists 12/8/2015
98. To The Whiner -new- 5/17/2016
99. To The Womanizer 12/5/2013
100. Too Young To Know 7/21/2013
101. Truly Repentant 2/21/2014
102. Vegan 6/4/2013
103. We The People 2/5/2016
104. Welcome To My Perfume Parlour 12/5/2013
105. What A Way To Go! 7/23/2014
106. What Binds Your Heart To Mine 2/2/2016
107. What Hell Is This? 6/24/2013
108. When Looks Can Kill 9/25/2014
109. Who Will 12/31/2013
110. Why Is The Ocean So Salty? 8/14/2013
111. Writers Of Yore 8/27/2013
112. 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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To Be

To be loved by someone other than family,
To be treasured by someone other than friends,
To be respected by someone other than colleagues,
Is to be regarded with envy by both women and men.

(C) 2013 Copyright Elena Plotkin

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