50's Face | Teen Ink

50's Face

July 2, 2021
By CrazyCatLady6 GOLD, New Radnor, Other
CrazyCatLady6 GOLD, New Radnor, Other
16 articles 0 photos 102 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There would be no shadows if the sun were not shining"

Happy mask,

Smiling lie,

I mean no harm,


Never let the curtain drop,

The music falter,

The magic trick end,


They like you happy,

Full of sunshine,

Full of empty words,


So bleed on the inside,

Silently scream,

Cry dry tears,


And if you die,

Who will mourn you,

When they have your happy shell.

The author's comments:

This is a tribute how, very, very many women in the past century had to fake a smile. It's also a warning to people who still hide their pain now. Don't hide, otherwise you might lose a little of yourself. Stay safe and live your life how you want! 


Luv yall!

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on Oct. 15 2021 at 7:49 pm
WolfGurl PLATINUM, Not A Real Place, Indiana
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Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened. –Anatole France.

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I love how deep & meaningful this is! ❤️❤️

on Sep. 3 2021 at 8:21 pm
larissacaps145 SILVER, Kirkland, Washington
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Well written!

on Jul. 24 2021 at 7:42 am
CrazyCatLady6 GOLD, New Radnor, Other
16 articles 0 photos 102 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There would be no shadows if the sun were not shining"

@SparrowSun no problem, it's rlly easy when there's such great content, and so much talent :)))

Lydiaq ELITE said...
on Jul. 22 2021 at 10:19 pm
Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
163 articles 47 photos 1025 comments

Favorite Quote:
The universe must be a teenage girl. So much darkness, so many stars.

Oh yes...I'm glad to hear someone's honest about the 1950s instead of praising that decade's superficial innocence.

on Jul. 22 2021 at 11:53 am
SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
200 articles 23 photos 1052 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]

hey, thanks for commenting so much. we have a really small task force for it on ti.

on Jul. 22 2021 at 9:51 am
Adrika_15 SILVER, Midnapur West, Other
6 articles 0 photos 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
No one told us, that love is a garden,
We just simply started believing that spring is beautiful

WOW! Loved this

on Jul. 22 2021 at 12:41 am
VeeKitty0614 BRONZE, Taichung, Other
2 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We are the contributors to our own misery"

I love this!

on Jul. 21 2021 at 7:44 am
Crazywolfiegirl2 PLATINUM, Kington, Other
26 articles 1 photo 273 comments

Favorite Quote:
There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature—the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter. —Rachel Carson

This is amazing, well done. (I can't believe I am the first to comment, it's great!) I hope you can write more things on here soon. 😄