How to Hear Me

January 27, 2012
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I have hoped many times before
That someone may see
That I'm not okay
I wear a smile every day
And breathe a thousand tears
I speak of joy and good and light
And dream of better years
Will someone please hear me?
Deep in my eyes
Past farther than even I can see
Are the black skies and deathly lies
I watch the others
With full-on envy
As they go about their time
And laugh and dream sweetly
Will someone please hear me?
My silent begging and pleading and self-hatred
And happiness long-ago turned into fear
Gone away is my beauty
And my hopes full of love and life
I miss being a part of them
The high and brightly
But I now am
Pale and half and unsightly
Will someone please hear me?
I'm telling you now
I'm telling myself
I'm telling them how
To hear me

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QN123 said...
Feb. 10, 2012 at 5:01 pm
Wow, i think this is pure genius. It really explains what a traumatic experience adolescence is to some. Bravo!
kaylala_22 replied...
Feb. 13, 2012 at 1:00 pm
Thank you so much!!!! I'm glad I've found a perspective on it! Thank you for taking the time to read it! I'll take a loo at some of your work!! :D
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