Mary X

Rookie (19.01.1987 / London, England)

Bipolar Barbie. - Poem by Mary X

There was this
Barbie-doll girl I knew
who grew
into a Barbie-doll woman.

She battled some
bipolar disorders
and cocks dressed
in suits, until
one day

it got too much.
She tried gassing
herself in her
car – hose-pipe in
the window affair –

but realized her
car was made
from plastic. Not
to mention that
plastic lungs
can’t do
much in the first place.

I guess plastic
brains don’t
think up

Mary X.

Comments about Bipolar Barbie. by Mary X

  • (8/31/2007 8:54:00 PM)

    LOL you had me going there for a while. Great imagination. (Report) Reply

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  • (9/29/2006 7:24:00 PM)

    awesome stuff! brainy barbie girl lol. But seriously your work is great!

    Smiling at you :)
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  • (9/27/2006 3:35:00 AM)

    My intense dislike of barbie dolls applauds this wonderful scenario, Mary and your matter of fact delivery is spot on. Great stuff. love, Allie xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Report) Reply

  • (9/19/2006 3:02:00 PM)

    Ouch! Snidey - I love it.
    Anna xxx
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  • (9/16/2006 9:26:00 AM)

    Another terrific poem by Mary X...a free thinking...say it like it is...kind of woman! ! Awesome job!
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  • (9/16/2006 2:28:00 AM)

    Lovely feel to this. The coldness of the narrative belies the warmth of the humour. (Report) Reply

  • (9/15/2006 8:38:00 PM)

    I'm so glad to hear you're not plastic or spastic, Mary X. Right on the money! WOO HOO! :) (Report) Reply

  • (9/15/2006 7:40:00 PM)

    that's awesome! !

    eni da kid
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Poem Submitted: Friday, September 15, 2006

Poem Edited: Wednesday, September 15, 2010

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