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The "Me" Inside of Me

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There's nothing left to say,
as let you slip away.
Into your world.
Your world of lies and fights and...

Everything I deny is coming back to me.
it pries my hands open so that I can see,
Who I truly am, but that's not who I want to be.

The truth is my mask
is too tight to break or shatter.
Can you take it off for me I ask.
I ask, can you tear off...

The fake is living inside, I can feel it breathe.
So scared, my heart really begins to beat.
So lost, I can't find the "me" in side of me.

Sometimes I just lose myself.
I can't deal with the cards that were dealt.
I just sit back and cover my
Soul away and away and...

Gone is the person I once knew.
I wish I could take it back.
Can you take off my mask?
And reveal the real me,
And allow me to see,
All the colors of the abstract?
All the colors of your world.



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JRayeThis 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. said...
Jul. 5, 2013 at 4:45 pm:
This is beautiful :) I can definetly relate. Keep it up!
 
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Angel8645This 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. said...
Oct. 16, 2012 at 2:33 pm:
This is amazing!
 
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Panda500 said...
Oct. 5, 2010 at 6:00 pm:
mine too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!... (more »)
 
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Milo! said...
Mar. 12, 2010 at 9:13 pm:
I really love this. I really like how everyone can relate to this. I hope you keep writing, because this is great. You should check out some of my stuff. I think you would like it.
 
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