Picture of a Young Girl

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Picture of a Young Girl

It’s the picture of a young girl
brimming with pride and beauty
her glory and vanity standing tall
joyful irony pushed inside
where it clutches and chills
her warm, throbbing heart

A martyr in her mind,
She burns at the stake of her own
not a tear of rain in the dark sky
to quench her yearning
Craving the power to suggest
filled with a need to be understood
without disdain, she
suddenly is empty.

March 27, 2010