(1) Nobody Knows

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
This is a poem about inner pain that we hide even though the inside of us is hurting too much. Nobody knows of our inner feelings because we don't tell them. I'm suffering and I want help but I can't get it because I don't ask for it . . .

Submitted: April 10, 2008

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Submitted: April 10, 2008

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Nobody knows
tell them.
Nobody sees
Nobody knows
speak of it.
Nobody knows
I always hold back a step.
Nobody knows
Nobody knows
Nobody knows
say “I’m fine.”
Nobody knows
wouldn’t understand.
Nobody knows
hide in the darkness.
Nobody feels
Nobody knows
alone.
obodyKnowshow much my chest aches, except for me, because I don’tthe tears in my eyes, except for me, because I look away.the confusion in my head, except for me, because I don’thow much my arms ache for a hug, except for me, becausethe fear in my mind, except for me, because I act brave.how sad I am, except for me, because I always smile.that I am not okay, except for me, because I alwaysI secretly want to die, except for me, because theythe extent I go to just to cope, except for me, because Ithe weight on my shoulders, except for me, only I can feel it.I’m always alone, except for me, because I’m always


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