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Times up

May 3, 2021
By WolvesRain ELITE, Walton, Kentucky
WolvesRain ELITE, Walton, Kentucky
106 articles 1 photo 182 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works." Virginia Wolf


The side you see of me,

Is bright and happy.

Kind and caring,

Yes that's my mask.

You'll never see,

The true colors of me.

Anger flares in my belly,

But truely I was good once.

Now rotten and worn,

Scars trail my path.

Show pony to work horse,

I say I'm okay,

Only smile to cover tears.

Look away from,

A ticking bomb times up.


The author's comments:

This is about how what we see in front of us can disguise what the person we see is truely feeling and to remember to show kindness because you never know when someone is actually happy or when they look it and act it but don't actually feel it.


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Lydiaq ELITE said...
on May. 23 2021 at 12:36 pm
Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
129 articles 33 photos 963 comments

Favorite Quote:
Love, because you can’t love your way out of the lunatic asylum, but it makes it more fun to be a lunatic.
--Me

Wow is all I can say. I wish I could write as clearly and honestly as u

on May. 5 2021 at 10:50 am
SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
197 articles 22 photos 1039 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It Will Be Good." (complicated semi-spiritual emotional story.)

"Upon his bench the pieces lay
As if an artwork on display
Of gears and hands
And wire-thin bands
That glisten in dim candle play." -Janice T., Clockwork[love that poem, dont know why, im not steampunk]

fyi crystal melody already commented. some of us have secret second accounts(; shhh