She smiles

And it's the prettiest damn smile. 

She laughs

And you can't help but laugh with her. 

Her makeup is flawless, 

Her clothing pristine. 

When you talk 

She listens as though you are the only person 

In the world. 

You can't help loving her. 


Don't look in her eyes 

Those eyes 

Huge and innocent 

Hold all the pain she keeps hidden away 

The lies and secrets that threaten to drown her

The betrayals and the shame she can't escape from. 

She holds the weight of everyone's disappointment 

In her 

And you can see it all 

In those 





  • Author: elphaba993 (Offline Offline)
  • Published: July 24th, 2016 19:28
  • Category: Sad
  • Views: 51
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  • Severus Alexander

    I highly recommend that you read Edgar Allan Poe's short story, "Ligeia."

    When I read it, I understood it-- and I have a feeling that you would, too.

    • elphaba993

      I will definitely read it!

    • rrodriguez

      Where can I find those eyes to look at them. Nicely written poem.

    • thatsilentgirl

      Lots of people describe me this way. Totally relate able. Good job!

    • Dandylion

      this is so sad...I can feel the loss...beautifully written.

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