Rejection of the Fishes

By SnowQueen

And once again, I am the girl.
The girl with the disease.
The girl with the disease only males can catch
but many females fear my disease.
And once again, I struggle through my recovery.
My recovery that takes determination I don't have.
Determination stolen by insults.
Stares and remarks from the nonchalant blonde.
The false friends.
And once again, they are who they are.
Empty-hearted and beautiful.
The soon-to-be socialites.
Or the wanting.
Coughing up insecurities while they make jokes, point, and laugh.
And my "disease" it takes all I have until once again...
I have nothing.
The fishermen who real us in.
Real me in.
Throw me back.
Rejection of the fishes.
For we are the diseased.
For we are who we are.
For we are the ugly.
The unwanted fishes.
Lies! Insults! Hate!
The fishes laugh...
The fishes swim away from your bait.
We swim away...

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Copyright 2003 SnowQueen
Published on Saturday, June 7, 2003.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • tonebone On Wednesday, May 6, 2020, tonebone (56)By person wrote:

    this is something done in real detriment to the actor...a self destruction of implied self imagery of a cyclical nature that is absolutely necessary to the actor but looks, or seems like a lack of will to others.

  • Dilated View On Saturday, January 16, 2010, Dilated View (602)By person wrote:

    Hmm very different take on this. Being scorned but laughing in the face of such behavior because you're doing your own thing anyway. I can dig that. Looks like the joke's on the jokers. Very cool.

  • Railway_Butterfly On Saturday, August 14, 2004, Railway_Butterfly (354)By person wrote:

    'The fishes laugh...The fishes swin away from your bait We swin away...'...That ending is just fantastic,in my opinion,the...twist,if you the tale...again,this was

  • Stranger On Monday, June 9, 2003, Stranger (265)By person wrote:

    Your talent has no ceiling it would seem. They just keep getting better. This piece is very real and in your face. No question of what emotions you are trying to convey. I love the last two lines especially.

  • A former member wrote: i like this it hurt in a weird way...

  • KittyStryker On Saturday, June 7, 2003, KittyStryker (711)By person wrote:

    interesting... i really liked this write! made me feel... troubled...

  • A former member wrote: I liked this poem alot..I think a bunch of people can relate to it. MM

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