Makeup

October 19, 2017
By WhiteNoise PLATINUM, Easley, South Carolina
WhiteNoise PLATINUM, Easley, South Carolina
31 articles 0 photos 56 comments

Favorite Quote:
"My name is Jeff!!"


Why does everyone hide their faces
And then try to avoid others’ gazes?
Why do they hide behind
The makeup they apply?
It makes me sick
Super red lipstick
A little blush
Just a touch
Applied too much
All to impress your crush
Was it worth it?
Hiding behind a curtain?
The makeup promotes lies
It confuses us guys
It shows you’re fake
Makeup caked
On your skin
Running down like some washed up has-been
It’s not pretty, it’s not attractive
You’re not some Barbie doll made of plastic
You’re a person
Obviously hurting
Failing to hide
What you feel inside
You are so beautiful
Makeup unsuitable
Just be yourself
Forget everyone else
They don’t matter
Ignore their laughter
Focus on you
Born anew
Let your blemishes show
Half of us already know
How insecure you are
But we don’t see the star
We know you can be
Unfortunately
You hide behind makeup
So cover up
Double up
Two layers
Sending prayers
Because you need help
All because you hide yourself
You’re about to break
Maybe that would change if you’d quit being fake
So quit lying
Stop trying
No more tears
What’s there to fear?
The people of the past?
Come now. Take off your mask


The author's comments:

Shout out to FluffyPanda427 for inspiring me on this one!


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on Oct. 24 2017 at 8:12 am
WhiteNoise PLATINUM, Easley, South Carolina
31 articles 0 photos 56 comments

Favorite Quote:
"My name is Jeff!!"

This was for the insecure girls. I totally see your point of view tho

on Oct. 23 2017 at 11:08 am
evelindy24 BRONZE, Smithtown, New York
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I love wearing makeup. Always have. I don't use it as a mask, but more of an enhancer. Good poem though

on Oct. 23 2017 at 10:31 am
Breezette DIAMOND, Uniontown, Arkansas
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Favorite Quote:
Every Time I even think of you, all those bad memories just fade away, 'cause your smile's enough, you're enough...

No problem!

on Oct. 23 2017 at 8:06 am
WhiteNoise PLATINUM, Easley, South Carolina
31 articles 0 photos 56 comments

Favorite Quote:
"My name is Jeff!!"

Thank you! And okay. I will.

on Oct. 23 2017 at 8:05 am
WhiteNoise PLATINUM, Easley, South Carolina
31 articles 0 photos 56 comments

Favorite Quote:
"My name is Jeff!!"

Thank you!

on Oct. 22 2017 at 9:40 pm
Breezette DIAMOND, Uniontown, Arkansas
56 articles 0 photos 55 comments

Favorite Quote:
Every Time I even think of you, all those bad memories just fade away, 'cause your smile's enough, you're enough...

I 100% think every girl needs to hear this, I mean it is one of the most beautiful poems I have read. Like kudos for being fricking talented, not a lot of people write/rap about important things like this. Good job!!!!!

on Oct. 20 2017 at 7:55 pm
FluffyPanda427 SILVER, Olympia, Washington
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Also listen to the song to good at goodbyes by Sam Smith Galantis Remix

on Oct. 20 2017 at 7:53 pm
FluffyPanda427 SILVER, Olympia, Washington
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SHOUT OUT TO WhiteNoise for being so supportive and kind to me!

on Oct. 20 2017 at 6:03 pm
FluffyPanda427 SILVER, Olympia, Washington
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OMG that was a million times better than mine


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