December 15, 2011
By Anonymous

When people look at me, most only see what’s on the surface:
My brown hair,
My brown eyes,
A female teen with a good sense of humor,
A kind-hearted person.
The rest are able to look a little deeper into my true self:
My disheveled appearance,
Dark circles under my eyes,
A fake smile,
Internally messy,
The scars on my heart.
No one will bother to look even deeper, into the part that I hide even from myself.
The part I want no one to see:
An insomniac,
A child afraid of rejection,


The future
The clawing insanity,
A person who tries too hard,
The gashes in my chest,
A little girl who has lost her way.
What will you see in me?

The author's comments:
Today, let's start showing our true colors.

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on Jan. 22 2012 at 9:41 am
country-cutey GOLD, St.croix Falls, Wisconsin
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Dont say it if you dont mean it because i might actually belive it

thats so good it reminds me of me sometimes but i like it alike good job

on Jan. 10 2012 at 9:19 pm
hotshot PLATINUM, North Sioux City, South Dakota
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Favorite Quote:
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this gave me some chills. it speaks the truth all the way through and its well written. truly remarkable how you read not just your readers but what our true emotions show and want to save hidden somewhere. well done

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on Jan. 9 2012 at 3:05 pm
haley854 GOLD, Cincinnati, Ohio
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"Who are you to judge me. im not perfect and i dont claim to be but before you start pointing fingers make sure your own hands are clean."-unknown

I like it!

on Jan. 7 2012 at 1:31 pm
Ms.Attitude06 BRONZE, Ghaziabad, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly" - Oscar Wilde

You've got to enjoy buddy! It's an awsum piece. :)

on Jan. 7 2012 at 10:38 am
recurring_resilience SILVER, Ashburn, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"These are the times that try men's souls." - Thomas Paine.

"You don't understand! I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am." - On the Water Front

"This is my place of failure."

Well written. ^^ Nice work anonymous.

on Jan. 3 2012 at 3:23 pm
alexb42621 PLATINUM, Brecksville, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"To err is human."

Love It. All about perception and the will to perceive people in a positive or negative way.

on Dec. 29 2011 at 10:25 pm
AlaskaGirl GOLD, Klawock, Alaska
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"Screw the shining armor. I will take my man in dirty camo any day"

This is really good. Love it

cookiegirl said...
on Dec. 23 2011 at 7:42 am
This is beautiful and emotional. It's relatable. Nice job.

on Dec. 22 2011 at 7:37 pm
Wonderment DIAMOND, Scranton, Pennsylvania
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I like this. Its so relatable.

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on Dec. 22 2011 at 6:24 pm
TapTap SILVER, New Berlin, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
Dream as if you'll live forever, love like there is no tomorrow, dance like there is no one watching.

truly incredible, it made me cry for it's as if you described me. one of my favorites on the site. Thank you for writing this!

on Dec. 22 2011 at 6:24 pm
Goddess PLATINUM, Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
“Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today.”

i like it. u did a great job. keep on writing

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