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Prom Queen


Lights pulsating in rhythm of my throbbing heart
The moment of truth
Sinking or swimming in this game of fate
Almost like diving from the Eiffel Tower
Into a twelve-inch kiddie pool
Survival would be legendary
Failure would be pitied
The silly girl
Not a hero
An object of ridicule
All too late
Tonight’s the night

Butterflies rampaging in my stomach
The golden envelope in sight
With life-changing contents
For the better
Or for the worst
All too late
Tonight’s the night

Submitted: Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Edited: Thursday, January 01, 2009

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