Jennifer Ottinger

Rookie (8/10/94 / St. Paul)

Forgotten - Poem by Jennifer Ottinger

Crying out in fear,
When no one can hear,
My final breaths
Will be my death.
The silver blade,
Makes a final cascade,
Over my blood soaked skin,
My wrists grow thin.
Did no one want me?
Did no one see?
I wanted you only to say
“I love you” one last day.
Now there is no time,
In my growing crime.

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  • (12/20/2010 3:36:00 PM)

    Admittedly depressing, but you show that you know a bit about poetic structure and some higher level wording. I'd recommend watching out for the syllable count of each line you put down. Syllables hold the flow of a rhyme scheme together. Otherwise, bravo. (Report)Reply

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  • (11/16/2009 8:46:00 AM)

    I love this writing! It speaks to me because I really understand where you're coming from. Good poem! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 16, 2009

Poem Edited: Monday, November 16, 2009

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