Broken smile

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
What will you do if there is someone you don't want to trouble with your problems
but that person insists on you telling your problems.

Two options:
You are honest and say the truth
or
You lie and hide behind a broken smile

Submitted: July 18, 2017

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Broken smile

 

There used to be a time where I was happy

Now my world is gray and sappy

 

I don't even really remember the good times, I haven't for a while

Now I just go around with a broken smile

 

I used to laugh a lot, making funny jokes and puns

Now whenever I breath I feel despair and death in my lungs

 

I used to see the beauty in this colorful world

Now all this is far away from me, nothing but memories having been curled

 

I once was able to speak freely and with a loud voice

Now I am silent and never say my opinion or make a choice

 

I once had vigor and strength in my flesh and bones

Now I feel heavy as if my body has been filled with stones

 

And the worst of it all?

My emotions are closed behind a doorless wall

 

I used to be free and had style

Now I go around with a broken smile

 

I had everything to make myself happy, but I wanted more...

And since then I lost my strength, I cry and fall to the floor...

 

Only two words escape my lips..

MY FAULT” I scream during my life's eclipse

 

When everything is dark and horrifying

And I wish nothing more than for myself to be dying

 

I had so much and was so happy, I used to smile

I try to think back to those times once in a while

 

But it brings me only regret and hatred for myself

I look towards the picture on the shelf...

 

The last we took together, where I still smiled

Now it is broken, and my body and mind are defiled

 

Only I know that my face is a sight so vile...

But all I can do is go around with a broken smile.


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