Unfazed Eyes

September 14, 2016
By Anonymous

In front of me are twenty pairs of unfazed eyes 

And I'm trying to keep my shell from breaking

If looks could kill, it'd be the perfect guise

But it's evident that I'm faking 

They can catch onto my lies

'Cause my cheeks are red and my hands are shaking

My mind and mouth struggle to compromise 

Jumbled words are clearly overtaking

My external shell arrives to its demise 


Then it's over, and I am still shaking. 

The author's comments:

In school I realized that public speaking is not my forte. Neither is poetry, but here I am. 

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