Old Teenage Poems


[published] Words - Poem by Old Teenage Poems

Was it a way for me to prove myself
- this manner in which everything was to be revealed
covered in layers of stanzas, perhaps
but no inner darkness concealed

Is this art how we express ourselves, naked
- or a way in which we displayed ourselves, repainted
making our grayish features into colors
and our contours so much fainter

Was this what we really were
- or just something we'd always thought we wanted
to put ourselves in mystery [misery]
ensuring our poetic ambition granted

for what were we, after all,
without our [published] words?


Comments about [published] Words by Old Teenage Poems

  • (8/5/2010 12:01:00 AM)

    Honey,

    Let's colour up the gray areas! Back from oblivion... tales to tell... you've been keeping it up beautifully, bravo!
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 17, 2010


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