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Fa'ade

Smile to forget the pain,
Smile to wash away the rain,
Smile for another day,
Smile so you can clear the way.

Laugh because you cannot hide,
Laugh because you can't reside,
Laugh for the feeling of being free,
Laugh because it's you and me.

Hug to keep another warm,
Hug to feel away from warn,
Hug and see what its like inside,
Hug to hide the fact you cried.

All the time it's underneath,
Hidden under and far beneath,
Sometimes it scratches,
Sometimes it bites,
And makes you feel the pain of rights.

You always put on that fake fa'ade,
That pure black mask held by a rod.

That mask that hides,
That mask that bides,
Its beautiful exterior,
With a deeming ulterior.

Once you put it on,
And see the new dawn,
Trying to hide,
The fact YOU died.

You smile to forget the pain.
And laugh because you cannot hide,
You hug to keep another warm,

All this to conceal what's inside '



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Megabite123456789 said...
May 4, 2009 at 7:26 pm
Yes! That is exactly why I wrote it! My friend was having some problems with other of my friends and my group was being pushed slowly apart... it is sad to say, but true. So I wrote this with the intention of the feelings of a person with allot of pain like me and my friend were in as our friends seemed to be leaving us.

Thank You So Much For The comment!
 
xxJustxxMe This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 2, 2009 at 4:31 pm
I like the last sentence the most.
"All this to conceal what's inside"
i have been through alot of fights and misunderstandings with my friends and at times we have to give a fake smile so the other won't realize we are hurting.
 
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