Lost and Found

Lost and Found

Abandoned, disgraced, rejected, erased
So embarrassed of my body that I ate up all my pain
Always so bitter, looking for my Mrs. Sweet
I was downing Little Debbies always looking at my feet
Wore the shame on my face and you’d hear it in my voice
Not a choice I could make without feeling like a toy
Played with by the world and my family did the same
Every night in the mirror I’d have myself to blame
I can’t go back but I remember where I started
Right here I choose the path to heal the broken hearted. 
 

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Angel

Good poem angel

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Tony Taylor

Hey MATTHEW!!.... this comes across as lighthearted on first read through...... but.... it has quite a serious poetic message underlying its clever phrasing and near-perfect metering!!...... you have a fine sense of rhythm and timing, so much so that this could easily be a lyric line if paired with the right music.... lines like ~

          ~ "Played with by the world, and my family did the same
              Every night in the mirror I'd have myself to blame....."

have such smooth eloquence that its quite easy to miss the totality which. Of course, is speaking directly to the hurt & humiliation that goes along with the shame felt by those who struggle with weight and body image frustrations..... which, of course, have serious psychiatric/psychological ramifications in this crazy world of ours..... this is VERY well delivered poetic verse with humor and clever phrasing that shines a well deserved light on subject matter that definitely deserves the light!!......ALL STARS!!..... well done dear poet brother!!..... and.....WELCOME to COSMO!!.......LOVE & ROCKETS!!.......T xo 👌✴❤
         

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Played with by the world, and my family did the same
              Every night in the mirror I'd have myself to blame..

 

I'm with Tony on this one, as I can relate ..

Splendid👏👏👏👏👏✍

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Matthew Buonocore

thank you! feel free to check out the rest of the work I have up! More coming soon, much love!

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poetryfan

Excellent poem....from the heart..loved it!!! :))))

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🚂POETRYDELIVERY

Hi poet brother a very beautifully written piece indeed. 🙏good bless you. 

🚧 🚂poetry🌐delivery🌠🌠🌠🌠🌠

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Alexis Krysyna

Congratulations Matthew, as a fellow winner of this contests, I must applaud your writing, because of its unique depressing style, but uplifting hope and reasoning for the betterment.
Alx

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Dmitri Rudder

I like to meter out my poems beforehand, and it always jars me out of writing when a syllable is out of place. But, It would seem I have no complaints. It is in perfect meter, and flawless syllabically.

-And Congratulations on your Win. I don't hold grudges. 

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