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Coin-Operated Girl

Mckenna S., Port St. Lucie, FL By FaeNotMyName, Port St Lucie, FL

I'm a coin-operated girl
Painted heart within
My skin as green as sin
A soldier in the shelf space
A fathomable toy of manic, stoic glee
The neighbors thin
Rotting from within
Eyes of marble stone
My ruby lip is quivering but
Exercising strength with auto-pilot joy

Am I a coin-operated girl?
Rich of hollow longing
Following the headlines
But they'll never let her go. No
They'll never hate alone. No
And she will never let it go

Who is this coin-operated girl?
Her morals pinned on plastic
Fingernails stapled to the bone
The weapon of mass destruction
Eating through her hand

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3 comment(s)
I agree with Laugh-it-Out, the title is a great eye-catcher. The piece as a whole is... intriguing. It leaves me wanting to know more, in a very good way.
Feb. 19, 2015 at 5:07 AM • Report
wow! really good. I love the title, it is what drew me in, and I love all of the descriptions and metephors. Great job, 5/5 stars.
Apr. 27, 2013 at 11:19 PM • Report
Thank you!
Apr. 28, 2013 at 10:26 AM • Report