I Wonder If He Cries

March 20, 2009
I wonder if he cries
If he lets the tears slither down his cheeks
Washing away his deceptive mask
Leaving only his vulnerable human face
I wonder if he screams
Deep in the recesses of his mind
If the scream ricochets around in his head
For hours and hours
I wonder if he ever notices
The anguish he causes
The anger, sorrow, hate
The love
I wonder if he ever leaves
That sheltered box
That cold, silent little shell
He calls reality
I wonder if he flies
Spreads his thin wings to catch the wind
Until he's high above everything that ever held him back
To soar among the clouds

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Jessica G. said...
Jul. 24, 2009 at 4:03 pm
I love this poem! I wish that I could write like this!
Tassel said...
Apr. 19, 2009 at 2:53 pm
*jaw drop* Holy crap. Some of your best work, right here. *hugs poem*
tigeress3 said...
Apr. 6, 2009 at 8:38 pm
Yes, it's about him. Most of them are. But don't use names, please!
blond-with-brains said...
Apr. 5, 2009 at 8:40 pm
whoa. is it about -----? it's really deep and beautiful, corinne- amazing job!
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