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Coup De' Grace

(july 4th 1995 / USA)

The Shadows


The shadows creep around me
As I lay awake
I hear their voices call my name
Are they just fake?
I feel an eerie presence
almost like a ghost
yet I feel as if I’m alone
alone in a world of passing shadows
alone in a world where there is only hate and rejection
alone in a world where we are taught to hate
alone in a world where everyone is the same
alone in a world that doesn’t care
alone in a world where I’m only a freak
alone in a world where I’m just a girl
a girl who never loves and never hates
a girl who thinks even the simplist things are fake

Submitted: Thursday, April 01, 2010
Edited: Saturday, August 28, 2010

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  • Precious Mason (4/1/2010 5:08:00 PM)

    Snap! this is beautiful i really love it reminds me alot of myself the last line a girl who never loves and never hates! Great poem (;

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