What you see isn't me

May 8, 2012
By novemberswirl BRONZE, Scotland, Other
novemberswirl BRONZE, Scotland, Other
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I see a golden smile.

I see warm caramel eyes.

I see a flawless face.

I see a poised figure.

I see elegant movements.

I see a mask.

Behind all that gold, nervous stutters chew at cracked lips.

Behind the melting caramel, tears wait on the boundary to bleed.

Behind all the make-up, a timid ego is waiting to pounce through.

Behind confident clothing, a little girl clings on, three sizes smaller.

Behind strong, ballerina motions, a clown stumbles over unstable gallops.

When you look at me, what you see isn’t real.

What you see isn’t me.

The author's comments:
Never written something like this before, hope you like it!

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elizamc83 GOLD said...
on May. 16 2012 at 2:57 pm
elizamc83 GOLD, Concord, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"From now on, I don't care if my tea leaves spell 'Die, Ron, die,' I'm chucking them in the bin where they belong." -Ron Weasley

i love this!! the images are great...awesome job pen pal! :)

on May. 11 2012 at 11:33 am
BekkaGoodwin BRONZE, Haddonfield, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves from others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves." -Francois de La Rochefoucauld

I really like this poem :)  I think you did a great job on it! Keep writing!


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