Hollow smile

kitty the naughty poet


Depression follows like a hollow cloud
surrounding me in shadows
while my demons play with the pieces of my broken mind
still the ruby smile that's fixed upon my lips
attempts to hide the pain behind ocean blue eyes
slated from the agony of life wrapped in a tight little bow


Underneath, worked chapped lips,
my teeth shave off enamel,
such a grit, a death hold grip,
drips blood, upon my flannel,
but, beard's hue, a fire red,
reminds me to remain,
no stories, can be told by dead,
thus, shield me from the pain.

  • Authors: kitty the naughty poet, AuburnScribbler
  • Visible: All lines
  • Finished: January 31st, 2024 04:00
  • Limit: 4 stanzas
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Comments1

  • orchidee

    🙂 🙂



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