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Eyes betray inner thoughts
Buried deep within.
You admit not
To yourself.
But I see it in your eyes.

Pain locked away.
Hurt never spoken of.
Nightmares and tears with
No comfort provided.
Dying dreams.
Normalcy suffocating.

You’ve locked it away.
And wear a smile
To extremes.

But, when I look into your eyes,
I am the first who truly sees.
And Pandora’s box
Opens.

I looked into your eyes,
And I saw not the color,
Or the contact lenses,
But the hidden soul.





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lovehate29 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 9, 2009 at 6:48 pm
Wow! This poem I could really relate to. Its like taking the words out of my mouth about how I feel. This is truly astonishing. Love it!
 
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