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by Bethany Lee

She was self-centered and wore horse-shades.

Soft come-hithers, 'it will be okay'

Unheeded.

Anger unjustified.

Multiplying tears…



Fears of inadequacy running wild.

She feels like a small child –

Trapped in a plump body.



All she wanted was a hug,

But didn't take one.

05/14/2008

Posted on 05/14/2008
Copyright © 2021 Bethany Lee

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by JD Clay on 05/18/08 at 12:47 PM

This is a multi-faceted, anecdotal piece overflowing with emotion with a very large dose of reality. Good stuff, Ms Lee!

Posted by Alison McKenzie on 05/21/08 at 03:02 AM

Makes me think, a plate of "big hugs" on an open buffet, what she REALLY wants but passes up, choosing instead various other ingestibles that don't do the trick. Interesting visual here!

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