Poem: Behind Her Smile

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Sadgirl2
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Date Joined Dec 2004
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   Posted 12/12/2004 3:35 PM (GMT -7)   
Behind Her Smile
 
Behind her smile
Is a girl who feels worthless
but strives to be worthy
 
Is a girl who feels unloveable
but wants to be loved
 
Is a girl who feels ugly
but wants to be pretty
 
Behind her smile
Are great feelings of sadness
 
Not being good enough
Stupid
Uncaring
Unkind
 
Behind her smile
Is a girl reaching desperately for life
not knowing if she wants to live
 
Behind her smile
Is pain, sadness
and lingering hope for the future
 
Behind her smile
Is just a girl...
 

snohare
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Date Joined Oct 2004
Total Posts : 2088
   Posted 12/12/2004 7:51 PM (GMT -7)   
...wanting to be free.

Sadgirl2
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Date Joined Dec 2004
Total Posts : 110
   Posted 12/13/2004 6:06 PM (GMT -7)   
Thanks Snohair...I added your ending

beyondloser
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Date Joined Dec 2004
Total Posts : 12
   Posted 12/13/2004 8:47 PM (GMT -7)   
wow, i really enjoyed that...honestly.
 
-Danielle

snohare
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   Posted 12/14/2004 7:10 PM (GMT -7)   

Yeah, me too. All I can ever manage is doggerel...good for Xmas cards and crackers, but hardly profound. eyes

But I suppose poetry, like dignity, lies not in the words, but in the soul. Either way, Terri B., you have it. yeah

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