Perfect Imperfections

by Jennifer RIP Lesthat Hayden   Jul 15, 2008


You have perfect imperfections.
There's no need to make corrections.
You're fine the way you are,
though there's more than one scar.

I'll be here to mend your life
and to take away the knife.
Each time you confront the rope
I'll be there to give you hope.

If the idea of pills gets you spellbound
I'll be the one pulling you to the ground.
If you plan on whiffing dust-off to get more than high
I'll be right there to take it away so you don't die.

If the gun tempts you I'll be there
to snap you out of the death stare.
Mixing chemicals to take more than sips?
I'll make sure they don't even touch your lips.

I'll kiss you softly and hold you near
and whisper I love you in your ear.
I'll save you if it's the last thing I do,
because you know I really do love you.

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  • 11 years ago

    by tigerdan

    All your poems thus far have been very powerful- something I always look for besides originality.

  • 11 years ago

    by The Unopened Diary

    I really like this! It's bittersweet in a way, perfect. keep up the good work!

  • 11 years ago

    by Amanda Jo

    Beautfuly said. such a honest and heartfelt poem. i love how you explained all the ways you would save him. true love. very sincere. keep it up......5/5

  • 11 years ago

    by Sourav

    Very emotional poem. It flows very well. Good one.

  • 11 years ago

    by Singmehome

    Aaawww....i loved ur poem...this is such a beautiful and honest down to earth poem...which is really true...i loved it down to the very last line...i knw how u feel..cuz ill be to prepared to do this for evry person i loved.and i can c u r doin it...5/5