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Pictures

So cut and clean and happy
Fake smiles hide dark secrets which our eyes cannot see
Directed by people, in which way to stand next to our “loved ones”
When in our minds, we are so far away
A picture’s worth a thousand words
But not all of them are true
Painted smiles and fake glass eyes are hiding the truth within you
Darkness hides beneath the frame which seems so warm and true
A picture only captures a moment, which for most, is fake
Your soul is screaming, and your makeup hides your tear stained cheeks
You put on your best Sunday clothes, to hide the bruises, cuts, and blood
Yes, pictures are deceiving
So which ones will you believe?





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real_as_can_be101 said...
Jun. 14, 2010 at 7:45 am
very good writing, inspiring. after touching this up to make it a better freeverse, it'll turn out great as long as not to repeat too many words.
 
kenna2013 said...
Jun. 13, 2010 at 8:57 pm
This is very beautiful and totally true :) I really think your word choice is exact and Honestly i love it :) please keep writing and check out some of my work :)
 
Shahed said...
Jun. 13, 2010 at 12:53 pm
Absoultley true,, 100% right! Really nice word choices. I think you should choose a more creative title that would grab the reader ;)..
 
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