Robin Bennett

Rookie (December 25th / New Orleans, La USA)

Common And Fragile - Poem by Robin Bennett

O' how increasingly fragile
I've become
Shattered depression glass
cuts deep into thin skin

I'm blanched, lacking layers
and oh so common. Even a glass
slipper is no cure, only a false
dimension of hope.

Banish the mirrors, soon to become
her own pile of shards. My weakened
reflection now stares back from the
pieces on the floor. I sweep away
the carnage under the rug.

A symphony of souls have led me
to this point. After years of hidden adjectives
and flash fights, I believe the hype.

I'm dandelion common, Danica Flora fragile,
haunted house frightened, and deadly alone.

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  • (8/16/2012 11:31:00 AM)

    A very sad poem, written with style and talent. I hope it is not autobiographical. I really like the great last two
    lines, a real cracker, good work.
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 16, 2012

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