A Poem by Derek Cummings

I've stayed here and stayed for awhile,
around the same place,
same people yet felt far as a mile
sent into exclusion, haunted by slurs
my best weapon is simply a smile

© 2012 Derek Cummings

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Indeed... a smile, the ability to feel moments of joy despite the turmoil others create, is a great thing.

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Added on August 18, 2012
Last Updated on August 18, 2012
Tags: Poetry, expression, emotional, art


Derek Cummings
Derek Cummings

Valdosta, GA

I've had a passion for writing for years, both fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Writing novels allows me to unravel my imagination and put my creativity to use. I enjoyed my writing instructor in colle.. more..

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