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Kylie_Mc06 posted this thread...
on Jul. 27 at 4:57 pm

Put on a smile
And act for the while
Cover it up
Drink from the happiness cup

The cups full of lies
It helps put on a disguise
The liquid goes down your throat
And keeps you staying afloat

Not beer or a drug
It’s like a nice warm hug
But the hug is fake
And I go through it for peoples sake

I drink a lot from the cup
And smile as backup
But on the inside
I feel my sadness hide

When the happy effect is gone
Pain is a game and I’m a pawn
I cry till I lose my breath
And I feel the pain of death

But death won’t come
And I’ve hit rock bottom
No matter if the sad builds up
Each day I’ll drink from the Happiness cup



Kylie_Mc06, Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
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BrokenBranches, Mansfield, Texas
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BrokenBranches replied...
on Aug. 9 at 5:41 pm
Thank you for writing this! It helps other people realize that we are not the only ones. I believe we all drink from the happiness cup, but writing about it actually makes a difference.


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Awsmswim replied...
on Aug. 14 at 12:27 pm
👍 amazingg