Sunday, April 21, 2013

Your Smile

Lately it seems
That something's amiss
No band-aid can fix
And it can't be cured by a kiss

Yet somehow
You are smiling so wide
And really I have to ask
This question: why?

Do you smile
Cuz you feel joy?
Or are you tricking me
Trying to be coy?

Has someone granted you
Your deepest wish
Or are you trying to hide
Your heartbreaking anguish?

Is it real
Or have you fooled us all
If I asked for an answer
Would answer my call?

Just tell me please
Are you really happy like you say
Or are you just trying to cover up
Until the pain goes away?

2 comments:

  1. Wow...this is SO beautiful. I can so relate to that.

    I always say, "A smile and a little bit (or a lot :)) of makeup can go a very long way to fooling people" cuz it's so true! Sometimes it can be so easy to hide whatevers going on inside...by hiding behind a mask of looking good and faking your happiness.
    May you always feel happy on the inside and may it reflect on the outside so you never have to fool anyone!

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  2. Lol, Devorah on the makeup bit.

    I can also relate very much to this post. It's very... me, to hide my truest feelings from others.

    However, I have had the pleasure and honor of meeting people who truly are in a permanent state of happiness. Very... not me. How they do it is beyond my most wild imaginations. They readily give me their secret to it, but how they pull it off is beyond me.

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