Like a seashell in the sand

You brought me up into your hand

For a second there you stand

Staring at your newfound reward


Should I just be discarded?

Or should I be kept and guarded?

Forever neglected, or regarded?

My fate is in your hands


You put me safe in your pocket

Like a picture in a locket

My heart goes off like a rocket

Lifting off from Earth


You place me in a seashell pile

As regarded as a floor tile

With a bright, happy smile

You turn away and leave


I am just another token

A fact utterly unspoken

A seashell left unbroken

Only for you to break


  • Author: Emi (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: June 20th, 2011 08:37
  • Category: Sad
  • Views: 47
  • User favorite of this poem: Anna.
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  • Alexandre Landsley

    beautiful poem !!!

    • Emi

      Thank you. 🙂

    • Anna

      It's so beautiful... *sniff... And so sadddd... *sniff :'D

      • Emi

        Haha thanks. 🙂

      • broken_dreams23

        Lovely but sad..gOod job 🙂

        • Emi

          Thanks. 🙂

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