Lara W.A

Big Girls Don'T Cry - Poem by Lara W.A

I would like to meet you
Desperately need to learn your name
One of these days,
One of the days when i need you,
I'd like you to be there,
Please don't fail me the way others do.

Like a lover would
Save me, from everything i know
And everything I don't wish to know
I'm weary and jaded
My young heart doesn't grow gracefully
Do I have to wear a tag for you to finally see?

I'm so alone
I think God knows
I run, I crash, I burn
If I speed and never look back
Maybe He won't notice me?
I cry behind my sunglasses
I shiver in my car
No they cannot see me break,
Big girls don't cry.

I sleep like a little child,
Beneath the blanket I would hide
And like a scared, lost child
I only want to hear good things
So don't terrify me with any of your war stories,
Or teach me about the poor, homeless man.

Must remind myself to breathe,
To walk ahead, and not fall off
I check my reflection in the mirror,
To ascertain my visibility
Cause I feel so plastic
A cheap, cracked polysterine,
Waiting in line to die.

And like a broken child,
Like a curious innocent,
Who feels deeper than any other souls,
I wander like an orphan
Seeking for a house that feels like home
Only in my dreams,
You're always there to save the day...

Comments about Big Girls Don'T Cry by Lara W.A

  • (7/17/2005 3:08:00 AM)

    Good poem but rather sad (Report)Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (7/15/2005 12:39:00 PM)

    read, liked it, rate it :) (Report)Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 2 comments »

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Friday, July 15, 2005

Poem Edited: Saturday, August 6, 2005

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  7. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]