Keri Jopplin

Rookie (10-10-57 / Houston, Texas)

Keri - Poem by Keri Jopplin

Sweet dreams and memories of days long gone; .
Remembering my life and loves gone wrong.
I can't go back there's so much to replace,
My dreams become reality that's hard to face.

A secret so horrid that sacrificed my youth;
No-one wants to hear or believe my truth.
Most never ask or stare in disbelief;
Just listening and caring is such a relief.

Maybe I was born to be plain white trash,
To be taken for granted and burned to ash.
A survivor of Incest but still victimized by all;
So many to name and so few to call.

Should I start over, renew my life again?
Move to a new town? Look for a new friend?
To know her before a picture of perfection
Look in a mirror now I see another reflection;

I ask her to speak she remembers his lies,
She wants to tell all but then only she cries.

Keri Jopplin
Copyright ©2011

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  • (2/9/2006 10:28:00 PM)

    Sweet dreams and memories of days long gone; .
    Remembering my life and loves gone wrong.
    I really want to repeat this hopeless words to like not to a poem
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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 16, 2005

Poem Edited: Wednesday, December 29, 2010

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