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Poor, Dainty Scarlett


Poor, dainty Scarlett,
Dressed in aquamarine,
Never got noticed,
And never got seen.

Poor, dainty Scarlett,
Eyes brimmed with tears,
For she could not be,
Better than her peers.

Poor, dainty Scarlett,
Pathetic and unseen,
Despised their endless ignorance,
More than she had been.

Poor, dainty Scarlett,
No one knows her name,
Poor, dainty Scarlett,
Her life remained the same.

Submitted: Friday, October 12, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, August 14, 2013

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Just popped in me head. DO tell me what you think. Muy Gracia!

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  • Sharon Vincent (10/13/2012 3:43:00 AM)

    It doesn't refer to any Scarlett. Just the use of said name. I guess it's for you to decide. (Report) Reply

  • $arah Pillai (10/12/2012 8:31:00 AM)

    who is this Scarlett you are referring to? I'm not so sure I like the use of the name, because it contradicts the Scarlett O'Hara idea. but nice attempt in capturing the loneliness and I can feel her need to be noticed. (Report) Reply

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