Don't Shine on me, Moon, for I Don't Want to be Seen

October 25, 2009
By ami<3 PLATINUM, Hermosa Beach, California
ami<3 PLATINUM, Hermosa Beach, California
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Favorite Quote:
tommorows a mystery, yesterdays history, but today is a gift, that's why we call it the present.


It's hard to say how i feel
so i write it down in verse
on the outside I'm as strong as steel
but the smile you see is rehearsed.

I joke around and laugh with you
and pretend that I'm ok
but every fairytale isn't true
so I'll lock it all away.

I don't hear my heart beat
could it be it's broken...?
I'll cry alone on the street
and my tears will be my token.

I watch the moon wax and wane
jealously with ease
to start over and erase every stain
to sleep with sweet release.

So I'll pretend to smile
and watch you smile back
and I'll go the extra mile
to make up for what i lack.



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Lonleydandy said...
on Nov. 23 2009 at 8:44 pm
LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!

on Nov. 23 2009 at 2:57 pm
TamaraN PLATINUM, Kalispell, Montana
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wow that is such an amazing poem

on Nov. 17 2009 at 3:51 pm
Kaylamic SILVER, Glenbeulah, Wisconsin
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Wow, this poem is amazing, I wish I had that much talent.

on Nov. 11 2009 at 4:43 pm
CharmingChar PLATINUM, Bronxville, New York
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Favorite Quote:
A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.
Robert Frost

I know how you feel. Great poem keep writing! It's so well written it makes me want to weep, but I'll smile and walk away!


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