Disesteem

September 5, 2017
By Samton1575x SILVER, Titus, Alabama
Samton1575x SILVER, Titus, Alabama
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I watch you walk down those dimly lit hallways

 

That same smile plastered on larger than life
eager for empty acknowledgments received like clockwork

 

Promenading like a popular in pseudo-confidence
growing paler with the fear of being transparent

 

Your eyes glazed over from an era of tears
held back like the feelings that brought them

 

Ceaselessly stoic,
I watch you walk down those dimly lit hallways

 

Until I turn away from my reflection in the windows.


The author's comments:

Readers,
This poem has a clear meaning but still leaves room for personal interpretation, which I hope allows you to relate in some way.
Let me know what you think, and THANK YOU for reading!

With love, NL


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