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August 30, 2019
By Pouyaemehr SILVER, Brentwood, Tennessee
Pouyaemehr SILVER, Brentwood, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
"The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference." -Elie Wiesel


flocks of grey people always pass my view.

They pause to stare but never say hello.

tired of frayed dreams, they want something new.

I fill their emptiness, from head to toe.

 

Denim shorts, leather jackets, or silk dresses,

They reinvent me in turn with each season.

Standing here with a void no one addresses,

I search for a real purpose, a reason.

 

A glass isolates me from the outside;

I envy the tulips across the street,

or the young finches sitting on branches with pride;

They change while my life is on repeat.

 

For my audience, I'm the idol with no error,

But I am just a mannequin in the mirror.


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