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What Remains

January 7, 2012
By lil.awol ELITE, Independence, Missouri
lil.awol ELITE, Independence, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"there's a darkness upon me that's flooded in light, and i'm frightened by those that don't see it" ~the avett brothers, head full of doubt

When the black sleeves are torn away
To reveal the scars of pain
When the eyeliner is wiped off
To reveal the dark circles of no sleep
When the smile wavers
To reveal the lips of sadness
When the costume is shed
To reveal the true girl of secrets
When the resilient cover is blown
To reveal the real girl of lies
What will there be left
But a lost soul
A confused mind
And a broken heart

The author's comments:
inspired by my bff

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on Feb. 16 2012 at 10:30 am
APreisler BRONZE, North Tonawanda, New York
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I loved this poem. i can really relate to it! good use of imagery as well! good job!

on Jan. 10 2012 at 9:56 am
NicoleAmber2014 BRONZE, Spring Grove, Minnesota
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I love this poem!

on Jan. 10 2012 at 9:53 am
poet.lover PLATINUM, Pineville, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that you will not meet again in this life."

i love the use of imagery!