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Doctors orders

August 28, 2017
By Thisisreal_life PLATINUM, Manhattan, Kansas
Thisisreal_life PLATINUM, Manhattan, Kansas
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Favorite Quote:
"so do it. Decide. Is this the person you want to be? Is this the life you want to live? Is this the best you can be?"
"I survived the fire because the fire within me burns brighter than the one around me"

THe doctor gave me a prescription.

A thirty days supply of pure happiness.

He told me to smile, and I'd feel instantly better.

He failed to mention the side effects,

that holding a fake smile would only worsen

the feelings I feel, likepain and sadness.

He didn't mention that I'd feel,

like screaming every second of the damn day.

No matter wat I did, the drug never wore off.

The fake smile had been on my face for so long,

it was a force of habit

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