Julie A Smith

(Illinois)

Shy Girl


The shy girl smiles.
She ponders and does muse
why when it comes to love
she always seems to lose.

The shy girl hopes,
but hopes seem so threadbare;
in a tapestry of love
she finds it quite unfair.

The shy girl wishes
that things would change.
She is shy of heart and action,
and she is forlorn for a love exchange.

Submitted: Sunday, November 11, 2012
Edited: Monday, November 12, 2012

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