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Michael Amor Poems
Why can't I be beautiful? Why do I have to stand around the edge of the dancing crowd just listening to the band?
Comments about Michael Amor
(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963)
(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886)
(26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616)
(12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973)
Edgar Allan Poe
(19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849)
(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967)
(31 May 1819 - 26 March 1892)
(31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821)
Why can't I be beautiful?
Why do I have to stand
around the edge of the dancing crowd
just listening to the band?
I want a boy to dance with,
somebody tall and smart,
someone who wants me for myself,
my body and my heart.
I could give someone so much love
but never have the chance.
Because I'm fat and plain and dull
I don't get asked to dance.
Surely someone will see my soul
is brighter than my face.
Life is short. I may not win
but I want to join the race.