Denial was her name

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Denial was her name

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Denial was her name

Poem by: ladyroobug

Genre: Poetry

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Poem by: ladyroobug

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Genre: Poetry

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Just another experience notch on this belt called life.. Don't mind the stanza breaks. As I said in my profile, I am just really focusing on the content right now. My poems are all still rough.

Summary

Just another experience notch on this belt called life.. Don't mind the stanza breaks. As I said in my profile, I am just really focusing on the content right now. My poems are all still rough.

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Submitted: September 16, 2010

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Submitted: September 16, 2010

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Denial was her name as she was standing in front of the mirror

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Her pale reflection glanced back at her as she strummed her brittle hair

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She had swallowed each one of her problems and was swollen with regret

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She felt like aballoon and the needle of truth was going to pop her

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So she did what she thought she had to do

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Convincing herself it would be the last time, she shut the bathroom door

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She noticed the stains on her fingers as she slid them down her throat

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She was becoming a stranger

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A stranger who craved control of a life that was spiraling down a dark and dangerous path

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Her throat burned like a flickering flame as she flushed down the vomit of lies

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She took one more look at herself in the mirror

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Wiping away all evidence of tears on her pain stricken face

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Then she walked away with one less piece of herself


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