Joan Johnson

Rookie (May 24,1989 / prestonsburg, ky)

Broken Angel - Poem by Joan Johnson

i smile a fake smile
so no one can actually see
that my pain is over whelming
that i could never leave

if any one were to ask,
i would have to say
i'm a broken angel
or i could fly away

no one has ever noticed
my eyes are always filled with tears
my heart is always breaking
and i don't want to be here

i don't think i'm an angel
for i don't believe in it
but in some ways i'm a BROKEN angel
hoping to fly away

i sperad my wings
i try to fly
but my hope
has already died

i let tears fall
i yell to someone
i reach out my hand
i run down the hall

no one chases after me
no one screams my name
i'll try to fly
if my wings don't burn

i'm a broken angel
i WANT to fly away

this broken angel
has almost died

i can't go to heaven
i've sinned too much
i can't go to hell
i've sinned not enough

i'm a broken angel
i need to fly
THIS broken angel
has pretty much died


Comments about Broken Angel by Joan Johnson

  • (3/23/2007 9:57:00 AM)


    Great poem, potential there alot of it, I like how you compared yourself as to being an angel, not many would do that for fear of sounding conceited or inadequit but whatever, i just really like this poem and I do hope that your writing more
    Merci Pour Le Venin,
    Janelle ^_^
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  • (6/9/2006 3:04:00 AM)


    I think its one of the most meaningful pieces of writing i've ever seen..it is officially my favorite poem (Report) Reply

  • (1/19/2006 9:51:00 AM)


    Joan, i just got to read that poem, when did you write it i cried. darn you! it's beautiful. WRITE MORE! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 13, 2005



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