Alcatraz | Teen Ink


May 16, 2012
By these-roses GOLD, Bristol, Indiana
these-roses GOLD, Bristol, Indiana
14 articles 2 photos 37 comments

Favorite Quote:
so many books, so little time

I felt tied
like ropes around a prisoner
like linen wrapped on a mummy
like the walls of Alcatraz
I wept
I never knew what it felt like
to really cry
no one could comfort me

no one had been through

what I had
no one could ever be sadder than I
the lonely
the alone
the orphan
the girl who's parents
can no longer look after her
the one where everyone I know
everyone I love
is dead

The author's comments:
this is fiction

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on May. 26 2012 at 10:01 am
DaisyAngel BRONZE, Sandy Springs, Georgia
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This poem was very moving. I especially liked it because it told a story. Not enough poems do that. Five Stars!