I'm feeling down
I can't shine like that
I'm always the lesser flower
I have never been the one
That captivated, that stunned
Never been the beautiful one
And I know
It's been said
Im the lesser
The fowl
Someday I might grow
Into something that can thrive
But for now
Im the ugly
And I dont feel quite so alive

Poetry by ashley honig
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Written on 2012-06-13 at 16:09

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