Erica Smith

Rookie (06-24-1987 / Denver)

Biography of Erica Smith

I am 22 and just figuring out that I am at the start of the end. I am trying to figure out my purpose in life. I had my daughter Paige who is now 5 when I was barely 17 and until recently didn't think of anything in the category of 'purpose' besides her. I am going to school for surgical technology for two reasons.1) Primarily because anatomy and physiology fascinate me and 2) Because its what society says your supposed to do and since I have no acceptable role models I am trying to piece together the remnants of morality and reason from our wicked, havoc-ridden, excuse for an American dream. Jaded yes, cynical perhaps, lost more than anything. I use my poetry as a positive tool to get somewhere in my sea of thoughts. Thanks for reading. Updates

Every Day

Do you know I think about you every day?
When I look down at my wrists I feel again
All the sadness I tried to cut away.

All your smiles that led to sex
You let me believe you cared
My exterior was confident, bold,
But inside I was scared

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