the wanna be mama

the wanna be mama
crowned herself a queen
a queen that fools the new
that do not know
they sit on the edge
expected to bow
playing a piece-less game
of vanity for name
dangled false charms
continue to fool
the mass in hopes
to join the cool
hidden behind a facade
an artificial cool
the truth mopes
to abide a fool
cornered false praise
tricks the naive
continuing to deceive
in reality a clique
visible to some
hiding in shadows
threatened by fear
afraid to disappear
outcasted they hear
beware of the wrath
the wanna be mama
the queen of the clique
rising beyond
highness of false esteem
among a talented few
believing they gain
trapped they become
stuck in their domain
posse to the queen
friends of clique or foe
a sad low
changing tasks
revealing masks
the queen of the clique
will never let them go
until they show
they know
shes really a foe.

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7 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. slpmartin
    Nov 08, 2010 @ 10:09:08

    Really liked how you structured this poem…felt it added to its emotional content.

    Reply

  2. Jingle
    Nov 08, 2010 @ 13:27:10

    what fun word play,
    love the feel of it,
    awesome flow…

    Glad to see you in,
    Happy Potluck!

    Here is one of my entries, an award is attached, thanks for the support.

    http://thursdaypoetsrallypoetry.wordpress.com/2010/11/08/my-sister-lives-too-far-away/

    Reply

  3. sillyfrogsusan
    Nov 08, 2010 @ 17:56:35

    An energy in this that grabs hold and drags the reader along…loved it!

    Reply

  4. Shashi
    Nov 09, 2010 @ 05:47:20

    Perfect.. I liked it very much River.. you have a way with words… thanks for sharing…

    ॐ नमः शिवाय
    Om Namah Shivaya
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    Blog: http://shadowdancingwithmind.blogspot.com

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  5. chamz
    Nov 11, 2010 @ 19:19:54

    Lovely rhyme. 😉

    Reply

  6. thisistalon
    Nov 12, 2010 @ 10:11:54

    Those types…they are lethal.

    Great write!

    Reply

  7. Luke Prater
    Nov 20, 2010 @ 10:19:31

    yes

    Reply

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