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Sunshine Girl

July 31, 2018
By cat27 GOLD, East Peoria, Illinois
cat27 GOLD, East Peoria, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"and the salt in my wounds isn't burning anymore than it used to. It's not that I don't feel the pain. It's just I'm not afraid of hurting anymore. And the blood in these veins isn't pumping any less than it ever has and that's the hope I have, the only thing I know that's keeping me alive." - Paramore (Last Hope)

Her eyes say innocence,

Her touch says kind,

Her heart is sunshine,

As well as her mind,

I saw Sunshine Girl look up at the sky,

Smile as if she had never cried,

As if laughter was oxygen,

She was happy and never had to try,

Winter came and Sunshine Girl still shined,

Her eyes still shone so bright,

But I think I saw her close her eyes once,

Oh she closed them so tight,

Sunshine Girl forgot to laugh,

Why no one even noticed this,

But she still smiled every day,

She was still full of bliss,

One day Sunshine Girl came to school,

Her eyes were red,

As well as her heart,

“I’m fine” sunshine girl said,

Then it occured to me,

She was never really okay,

It was all an act,

Like this personality had hid behind every word she’d say,

Something about her new look,

Oh it seemed so familiar,

Something about her old smile,

Something was still oh so similar,

Was it ever real?

The sunshine in her eyes,

Or was it just a cover,

To hide every time she cries,

No one seemed to notice,

Or cared or about the pain in every word she said,

Until Sunshine Girl dyed her hair blue,

And her wrist an awful shade of red,

I found Sunshine Girl one night,

Staring at the sky,

She got oh so dangerously curious,

Jumped off the roof to see if she could fly,

The author's comments:

Sometimes the most cheerful people are in the most pain. It just depends whether you notice it or not. Hope you enjoy this poem!

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