30-Day Poetry Challenge: Day 7

Day 7: PostSecret Poem – Share a secret in poem form. If you like, write it on a postcard and send it to community art project PostSecret at 13345 Copper Ridge Rd., Germantown, Maryland 20874. For more information on PostSecret, visit http://bit.ly/1pzU8sZ. Be sure to give a shout out to #30dpc.

Sometimes I feel like a has-been,
washed up along the shore,
typewriter keys strewn half-buried in the sand
alongside my waterlogged and lifeless body.
I look down at myself and think,
“You should’ve worked in the family restaurant like your brother, kid.”

NMM

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About nikkimmascali

I am an editor, writer and New Yorker who has ink for blood and the blog name + tattoo to prove it. Also of note: I follow more dogs than people on Instagram. This is my blog about reading, writing and absolutely no 'rithmetic because I am horrendous at math.
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