The Smile Before It Rains (Do You Know Why?)

January 12, 2009
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Do you remember that look you got
When you saw the eyes of someone in New York?
Seeing a flower blooming in the frost
Seeing a lover alone in bed, distraught
These eyes are quickly swept away

And then do you know why
he left them all to die?
Scarred red paint across his face
Can you see the sadness in his eyes?

Perhaps you chanced upon
that quiet type?
Brinking on the day
That they abandon time

What holds them back?
Who holds them back?

And then do you know why
The darkness fades in light?
Its like the cold hard truth
Set ablaze from life...





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mk@sja said...
Mar. 4, 2009 at 3:35 am
Great job Megan!!!!! Keep up the great work, I hope you get printed!
 
nickm said...
Mar. 2, 2009 at 11:53 pm
That was really good!
 
loro sja said...
Mar. 1, 2009 at 4:21 am
that was really good
 
swaldo44 said...
Feb. 28, 2009 at 2:05 am
Meghan, this is really good!! Well written!! :)
 
mandolins_to_meghans said...
Feb. 27, 2009 at 11:40 pm
Thanks guys so much! It means a lot to me! -Meghan
 
Cfoxy170 said...
Feb. 27, 2009 at 5:47 am
Meghan-I'm so excited.....
 
HEY ITS ME said...
Feb. 27, 2009 at 5:03 am
WOW Meghan that was really good
-from steven loya
 
asutton said...
Feb. 27, 2009 at 4:46 am
I really liked this meghan!! nice work!
 
DrumlineRules said...
Feb. 27, 2009 at 4:09 am
Wow, this is good. I like this a ton Meghan!!!!!
 
aconner said...
Feb. 27, 2009 at 1:47 am
It is amazing!
 
whiterice131 said...
Feb. 26, 2009 at 11:32 pm
ABSOLUTELY PHENOMENAL!
 
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