|Napkin Poetry (standard:poetry, 431 words)|
|Author: Daisyeyes||Added: Oct 24 2001||Views/Reads: 1735/1012||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|While sitting in the dining hall, I got creative with a napkin.|
“Napkin Poetry” Plastic trays and ceramic bowls A 20oz bottle of Nestea My box of gobstoppers lays heavy Aside the air-filled Doritos bag. I question my existence Envious of the people around me With dates sitting across I wish I had someone here To stare at me Laugh at my jokes And be envious of My popularity But instead, my best friend Glares at my back Wondering why I’m angry He’s leaving me For another. An ex-lover at my right In the corner Speaking quietly with his new lover Surrounded by secrets Hidden just from me I crane my ear to hear them The clock strikes nearer to one My time to go I debate going to see Alex. I signed that contract The contract everyone else broke. But I keep my promise I stand strong, proud And tall. I will not fall a victim Seven more days until Cory comes My eyes happen to notice the ring On my finger From him. Commitment, with him Click here to read the rest of this story (119 more lines)
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