Katie Doty

Rookie - 10 Points (Arizona, USA)

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I am a young women who has battled cancer twice before the age of sixteen. i pour my heart and soul into my poetry, and it is obvious that i have been hurt before. though i've seen many good things in the world, my poetry shows the not-so-sunshiny part of being a cancer survivor. i hope you enjoy my poems! :) more »

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  • Gold Star - 9,355 Points Mr. Nobody (4/22/2014 9:30:00 PM)

    Bless you! May all your dreams come true!
    You must be an amazing person!
    A heck of a writer for sure!
    Keep the ink flowing!

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War

I plod down the hallway,
stroking the wall with my left hand.
The infallible bricks are my key to standing up straight.
No longer a deft and remiss child,
I walk as a woman in an open back gown.
I walk as a nine-year-old woman.
I feel a sort of temerity in my step,
and an indomitable way to go about these halls.
I wonder whether this ironic war is worth fighting in,
so truculent and tiring.
I walk as a nine-year-old soldier.
I am comprised of lost dreams and destitute of childish ways.
I pull with me a technological device,
made of plastic ...

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