Brookelyn Walker


Someplace Distant


She is staring out the window again.
Looking at something distant.
Past the parking lot.
Past the trees.
Past those feilds.
Past the lake.
Past the cell towers.
Past monuments.
Past mountains.
Past this state.
Past this country.
Past the ocean.
She is looking for somewhere
Where no one knows her face.
Where no one knows her name.
Where no one knows her.
Someplace distant.
No one can find her.
Someplace different
A new life for her.

Submitted: Friday, November 22, 2013
Edited: Sunday, December 08, 2013
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I am leaving when I am 18 years old. Two years and 342 days from today. Maybe I *am* excaping.Maybe I am running away from my mother. She is abusive and a drukard. But I'll be sad to leave my dad and sisters and friends.

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  • Bronze Star - 5,222 Points Khairul Ahsan (1/1/2014 9:11:00 PM)

    Your poem and the accompanying notes about the poem have touched me. The poem is well written, as it describes your pains and thoughts crystal clear. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 12,422 Points Roseann Shawiak (12/5/2013 2:48:00 AM)

    Can definitely feel your pain and sadness at not having your mother be whole - be there for you. Can't blame you for wanting to escape. Hope you find your way through poetry, it's a good way to keep your balance, you can send everything you feel into the universe and get it out of you.
    Thank you for sharing your poetry, it's very good. Look forward to reading more of it as I have time. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

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