Sarah Sisson

Rookie - 138 Points (11-25-1971 / Texas)

*emotional Girl - Poem by Sarah Sisson

I am an emotion.
I surface each night
and feel the pain of yesterday.
I writhe. It is a power that
I give life. It does not soothe
me. Cast an iron shelf on
my shoulder to carry dirt,
soot from a day of anguish
that I wish to combine
with self disgust. I am
proud of my pain. I wear it
like a badge that is forged
from spilled blood. Broken
bones and scars.

Copyright 01-03-2009 ©® Sarah Sisson


Comments about *emotional Girl by Sarah Sisson

  • C. P. Sharma (1/17/2009 8:48:00 PM)

    Sarah,
    A poetic out burst of the pent up whole,
    But the body's business betrays the goal.

    and the goal is bliss.
    CP
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  • Miriam Maia Padua (1/15/2009 6:48:00 AM)

    very well written..very emotional
    i really feel the sadness in your piece...
    'cause have that feelings too....
    ...wonderful share...10+++
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  • (1/15/2009 5:49:00 AM)

    nice emotional write. when pain overwhelms, you have poignantly expressed what happens


    M, amta
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  • (1/13/2009 6:39:00 AM)

    sad poem................
    melanocholic poem....
    Good write....
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  • (1/4/2009 9:21:00 PM)

    full of emotion..
    I like it..
    great! ! !
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  • (1/3/2009 9:06:00 AM)

    Our body conforms to the person that we are in life. (Report)Reply

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  • (1/3/2009 9:01:00 AM)

    very well expressed and filled with emotion (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 3, 2009

Poem Edited: Saturday, January 3, 2009


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