Someone's Not Here | Teen Ink

Someone's Not Here MAG

October 14, 2009
By NeverSayLover SILVER, McHenry, Illinois
NeverSayLover SILVER, McHenry, Illinois
8 articles 0 photos 0 comments

Favorite Quote:
“When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the h***, leap.”
-Cynthia Heimel

something is missing
someone's not here
not here with me
I don't know where He is
or what She's doing
I never quite have
but I hope I do

I pick up the phone
to call someone
but I hang it up because
someone's not here.
not wherever I am
out of place
in space
nut case

split in two
I see you, me.

there's a glass door on the porch
and I'm on both sides of it.
on the outside, looking out.
on the inside, looking in.
far away from
whatever I need to see.

sealed in by
definitions needing definitions
try to read this text but
it's backwards and boring
pretend to be riveted
but pack your bags
while you're at it.
(you'll thank me later.)

(disenfranchised, disillusioned,
disparate, desperate,
re: what am i

The author's comments:
It's a poor-me poem, but an honest one at that.

Similar Articles


This article has 1 comment.

bmc333 BRONZE said...
on Mar. 16 2010 at 10:04 pm
bmc333 BRONZE, Lebo, Kansas
1 article 0 photos 1 comment
This is amazing. I love how you know just how you feel.