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I was called gorgeous once,
and sexy in jest.
I get lovely sometimes,
but few of the rest.
I've never been beautiful,
never been hot.
I didn't mind it so much,
it's just something I'm not.
Most of the time
I just look okay;
not bad, not good,
in the middle I stay.
I was fine with okay;
there are other things worse.
Little did I realize
how much of a curse
okay really was.
I noticed quickly
that, every single time,
there's someone better than me.

Looks are superficial
because they don't last,
but they do come in handy,
I've learned in the past.
I've often been liked
for who I am inside,
but it always stops there,
I never get the full ride.
When it's myself or another
they never pick me,
because the other girl
is a little more pretty.
A little bit taller,
a little more cute,
a lot less round
and athletic to boot.
I may be funny,
I may have a nice smile,
but when it comes to my body
I'm a little more vile.
No matter how nice I am,
I never can hide
from the cold and hard truth
that I'm ugly outside.
Goes with its sister poem, Ugly on the Inside.

both poems (c) me
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outofmyvulcanmind22 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2011
I love this!!
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DarkenedSoul333 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2010
i've gotten that a lot...to the point that when my girl or anyone calls me pretty i wonder why. :hug: ur not alone on that
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xHALEYx Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2010
Love this poem. I love the way you were able to express every feeling and ever thought that usually goes through ones head when thinking that they are ugly, into one poem. (at least, you hit it right on the dot in my case.) You've got amazing skill, I can relate to this poem so much. <3
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Kelly-keinns Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2010
I wanna say i hate you for being so ficken awesome, but no one can hate this much awesome-ness! Also, I was thinking of writing something like this, so i went in search of finding something, and i found your poem. So now there's no use in writing my poem, when i can just fav yours! You expressed beautifully and exactly how i felt. Thank you for the outlet. I also fav. the sister poem. I like the contradictions, but dont because then which one is real? Both, I suppose...Both are great!
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Alyson-S-Photography Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2010
I can relate with this.
Reminds me of a poem I wrote...
depressing.
I'm ugly outside too.
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Akudama Featured By Owner May 27, 2010
helz yeah! ugly people (such as myself) are always funnier, happier, and one hell of alot funner to be around GOOD JOB!
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BestUsernameEVAR Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
This is almost exactly the way my friend talks about herself. She'll come to school and look in her locker mirror and say "im so ugly today!! I wish I had ur hair!" i wud cut off my hair and give to her to show her that i believe that she IS beautiful :heart:
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lelebee Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2010
i love this, sounds like how i feel
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SweetOctopiewriter Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Oh yeah- I can reeally relate to this
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Pizza-Cat-Luv Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2010
Darn straight.
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