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Times up

May 3, 2021
By WolvesRain DIAMOND, Walton, Kentucky
WolvesRain DIAMOND, Walton, Kentucky
72 articles 0 photos 122 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works." Virginia Wolf


The side you see of me,

Is bright and happy.

Kind and caring,

Yes that's my mask.

You'll never see,

The true colors of me.

Anger flares in my belly,

But truely I was good once.

Now rotten and worn,

Scars trail my path.

Show pony to work horse,

I say I'm okay,

Only smile to cover tears.

Look away from,

A ticking bomb times up.


The author's comments:

This is about how what we see in front of us can disguise what the person we see is truely feeling and to remember to show kindness because you never know when someone is actually happy or when they look it and act it but don't actually feel it.


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Lydiaq ELITE said...
on May. 23 at 12:36 pm
Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
103 articles 31 photos 800 comments

Favorite Quote:
"A word is dead
When it is said
Some say.
I say
It just begins to live
That day."
--Emily Dickenson

Wow is all I can say. I wish I could write as clearly and honestly as u

on May. 5 at 10:50 am
SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
179 articles 22 photos 969 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It Will Be Good." (complicated semi-spiritual emotional story.)
And the words I say most often: "Where was I?"

fyi crystal melody already commented. some of us have secret second accounts(; shhh