Masked

Summits of bodies cruise carelessly,
As bounding observers wonder aimlessly;
Contortions cavort joyously,
As self-deception besieges you;
Tears falter at fortified brims,
Seductions of lies crown your frame;
Never-ending shadows, despairing shame,
Daubed over with evanescent delight;
Conceal your heart, its funeral blood,
Seeping chaotically through your veins;
Shrouded by fanciful respects,
As decaying, you abandon true self to rot.





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TeachDawg said...
Sept. 15, 2008 at 7:43 pm
Great illusions are created in the minds of your readers from your vivid use of adjectives and adverbs. This is very profound from such a young mind. I think it is inspiring.
 
Billydog's mom said...
Sept. 14, 2008 at 2:12 pm
Very impressive Ms. Emelie.
 
Kashy said...
Sept. 14, 2008 at 12:51 am
You are so right! Be true to yourself always - those that would impose their ways on you have little self respect.
 
Friday said...
Sept. 12, 2008 at 3:04 pm
Makes you think! It's really deep.
 
old fa*t said...
Sept. 12, 2008 at 10:50 am
some will build you up greater than life. some will knock you down to the worst depths of dispare. put little stock in either. trust your heart for that is where your truth lies. bueaty from within will always out. that said, this is good work. step one to New Zeland.
 
Kash said...
Sept. 12, 2008 at 1:25 am
You have tremendous insight into the human spirit and/or the lack of for such a young age. Excellent work
 
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