Effie Yalena Steyn

Rookie (6th July 1987 / South Africa)

Sudden Fame - Poem by Effie Yalena Steyn

Witchy eyes turn to me and stare
Inciting a reaction
I don't care.
A thousand people quizzically compare
With some fresh-printed pages
But what is to see there?

This, this is who I really am
I used to be ignored
Not someone you saw on a big screen yesterday
But the person you once deplored

I liked the silence of summer
The eternal loneliness was fair
But now I cannot move an inch
Without seeing a blank face there.

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  • (12/22/2007 3:10:00 PM)

    What's with the first bit? Is it about me? (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 16, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 30, 2011

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