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Putting On Masks

Shedding a tear,
Even just two or three
Is not an option,
And will never be.

Keeping it buried.
Pushing it deeper below.
Trying to make room,
So I don’t overflow.

Putting on masks,
To hide the real me.
A pained and pathetic child…
I will not let you see.

So here I sit,
A fake smile I wear.
You buy and believe it.
Shows how much you “care”

But why tell the truth?
It will just complicate.
Maybe I’m meant to be miserable.
Maybe it’s just fate…





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TheDarkSideofZeppelin said...
Dec. 27, 2012 at 5:18 pm
I love this :) reminds me of my poem one million mirrors c:
 
Interminable_DreamerThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Apr. 17, 2013 at 3:25 pm
Loved your poem! and thank you so much :)
 
SilentChaos said...
Jul. 5, 2012 at 7:29 pm
Wow. Just wow, ur poem is just so intence. Its Amazing.
 
Interminable_DreamerThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Apr. 17, 2013 at 3:25 pm
Thank you so much!!!!
 
KenzieLawrence said...
Jun. 9, 2012 at 5:32 pm
This is great! Keep up the good work(:
 
Interminable_DreamerThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Apr. 17, 2013 at 3:24 pm
Thank you so much!!!!
 
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