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Perfect Day

July 13, 2010
By ReadWriteBreathe PLATINUM, Pocatello, Idaho
ReadWriteBreathe PLATINUM, Pocatello, Idaho
24 articles 4 photos 114 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You have to consider the possibility that God does not like you" Tyler Durden Fight Club

I go in the store and look at all the things I can't buy.

Money is running low and prices are too high.

I grab some things and head on my way.

Luckily, this hasn't ruined my day.

When I get home, the eviction notice is on the door.

It's hard to get evicted when you have a family of four.

When I tell the kids, they cry like there's no tomorrow.

I cry myself, we're all feeling sorrow.

We pack up our things and go.

Even though I'm not showing it, I'm feeling very low.

We drive around until night falls.

That's when my ex calls.

He asks what happened and I slam the phone shut.

Talking to him is like salt in a cut.

We sleep on the benches in the public park.

I can see my kids shivering, even though it's dark.

Lucy says she's hungry.

All I say is okay.

A single tear falls down my cheek.

I just wanted this to be a Perfect Day.

The author's comments:
I got inspired by this by going to the gas station and seeing the gas prices were very high.

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This article has 4 comments.

wilderose121 said...
on Nov. 23 2011 at 3:16 pm
took the words right out of my mouth. 5/roses!

on Oct. 7 2011 at 8:42 pm
Cody_Goelz PLATINUM, Fort Wayne, Indiana
25 articles 0 photos 20 comments

Favorite Quote:
Only God Can Judge Me
2pac Amaru Shakur

life goes on
2pac Amaru Shakur

This is really good i love the part talking to him is like salt in a cut. great job.

on Oct. 6 2011 at 7:15 pm
HeatherBee BRONZE, I Live In, Texas
1 article 0 photos 1979 comments

Favorite Quote:
Go on and try to tear me down. I will be rising from the ground, like a skyscraper

Love is louder than the pressure to be perfect

Aww :( ........ thats sad..... your really good at this, girl! Yes, this is really really good :) You say you get inspired- your poems turn out lovely

on Sep. 28 2011 at 7:46 pm
Kev-Girl SILVER, Plymouth, Indiana
5 articles 0 photos 86 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is a maybe. Death is for sure. Sin is the cause. Christ is the cure. :)

Love is the breath of God, and prayer is the melody that makes it sing.

If you cant annoy someone, there's no point in writing.

Love is overrated, marry for money.

This was truly amazing! It was so sad though! I felt apart of the poem, and you made it come to life! This is really  really good! :D