Kacie Sherman

Rookie - 62 Points (June 1,2000 / Chicago)

It


It's like fighting
This is the kind of thing that usually makes me cry
But not now
Now I'm just angry
It's confusing
It's fighting something you can't see
It's putting a hat on a dog and calling it a turtle
Even though it's still really a dog
It's when I don't really know what I feel
It's anger, disappointment, exasperation, anxiety, resent
It's a terrible feeling in my stomach
Like I'm empty and full at the same time
It's trying to cry without tears
It's when everything in me explodes
And in the aftermath, I hate you

Submitted: Saturday, August 02, 2014

Topic of this poem: emptiness


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  • Gold Star - 12,443 Points Mandolyn ... (8/2/2014 7:59:00 PM)

    this has as great second half- you can really feel the boiling point.
    it's good to vent and get it out! but don't let that hate fester inside you...
    buy a slurpee and go sky diving (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,790 Points Lyn Paul (8/2/2014 7:19:00 PM)

    You have expressed IT ever so well and a great line......Its fighting something you can't see. Anger is one emotion best not shared. For me anger is extremely rare yet if I show the slightest amount I end up doing something clumsy. Thanks for sharing Kacie and welcome to PH (Report) Reply

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