New Amanda White poem.

MMM

Brand new
He promised me I’d be brand new
But how can I be
When since I can remember
They kept unwrapping me
Out for dessert
At lunch, and at dinner
And sometimes at breakfast
While everyone’s still asleep.

Here at the magical center
Where all of my flaws can be eradicated
Let me be hospitalized for awhile
Maybe then the Mister Master Medic
Can heal me from all of my bad feelings
Get rid of all the pain under my skin
And all the way around and inside
Just right where they injected all the bad seeds into my mind.

Used to
I’m so used to all you people looking at
As if it was my fault
Well, then, I can take it
I can take all of the stares
And the whispers
And all the rumors across
Here in my head, my heart
My soul and in my own house.

Here at the magical center
Where all of my bad self can be baptized
Let me go underwater for awhile
Maybe then the Mister Master Medic
Can heal me from all of my night terrors
Get rid of all the ache under my bones
And all the way around and inside
Just right where they injected all the bad seeds into my mind.

One day from a velvet girl
I’ll become a red head woman
One day this strawberry child
Will become ripe on her own merits.

Does it taste different, just a bit stale after a while?
Does the savor changes after being “sampled” for so long?
Oh, lover, how I wish I was in a brand new packaging?
Become the brand with a flavor that you’d enjoy the most.

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Comments
  1. beingcreativebc says:

    Every time I read one of these poems, the essence of them, I know you are a man, but when I read them the level of understanding you have for the way a female struggles with her emotions and doubts just amazes me. I can relate a lot to what you wrote here, the feelings of wanting to be new, of wanting to cast aside the pain/past…it really hits home…this is a good poem. I really do need to read more of her stuff, so much of it speaks to me.

    • bloodnshadow says:

      Oh, I listen to the female counterpart. I also read a lot. I’ve met very interesting people in the past so that helps too. Thank you for your kind words, reading and replying.

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