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Do you know me?
I know you think you do.
You look upon the surface,
but deeper is where I dwell through and through.

You see my face
You see a mask
You see my strengths
And you see my past

You look upon the surface,
but the water’s not much to see
unless you dive down deeper,
where my soul is finally set free.

Do you know me?
Do you know I’m more than just a brain?
I’m not a perfect snapshot,
and I’m more than your little game.

Do you know me?
Do you know my life’s not a perfect ten?
Do you know that I have struggles?
Do you know I have to pretend?

You look upon the surface,
but you don’t look deep enough
to realize you don’t know me
without the pretenses and fluff.

Do you know me?
Do you know my selfish side?
Do you know that I am stubborn,
or that I get frightened and run and hide?

Do you know me?
Do you know that I am strong?
Do you know that I’m determined,
or that I know right from wrong?

If you dive below the surface,
you’ll be surprised at what you’ll find.
Revelations will abound
like vision to the blind.

If you dive below the surface,
you’ll realize the biggest shock of all
is that I don’t know if I want you
to see these things at all.




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ElleNicole said...
Jul. 17, 2011 at 1:43 pm:
This is good. =) Check out my work?
 
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Luminescence said...
Oct. 3, 2010 at 3:32 pm:
Beautiful! And so true.
 
Danica replied...
Oct. 4, 2010 at 12:06 pm :
Thanks so much for reading it :)
 
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runnermom said...
Sept. 6, 2010 at 12:19 am:
This is so true.  Nobody truely knows anyone else like they know themself.  Well said!!
 
Danica replied...
Sept. 6, 2010 at 10:05 pm :
Thanks! :)
 
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. said...
Sept. 4, 2010 at 11:52 am:
WOw!! this is too good..and true.
 
Danica replied...
Sept. 4, 2010 at 7:05 pm :
Thanks so much :)
 
. replied...
Sept. 5, 2010 at 6:49 pm :
did it take a while to write this>?
 
Danica replied...
Sept. 5, 2010 at 10:26 pm :
Not really.. actually it just sort of came out lol
 
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