Family Poetry posted May 4, 2013

This work has reached the exceptional level
presenting a mask to the world

Counterfeit Smile

by sweetwoodjax

I offer you
a counterfeit smile,
hoping you will not
look me in the eyes.

My smile can mask pain,
but my eyes will offer
you a glimpse within.

I give an oscar
worthy performance
of the happy girl
people want me to be.

On the inside,
my heart is weeping
and nobody knows.


Thank you to photobeat for great picture. How true is this for all of us at some point in time.
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