Smile | Teen Ink


January 23, 2013
By MattMattHatter PLATINUM, Bellevue, Washington
MattMattHatter PLATINUM, Bellevue, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn. "
Thomas Gray

I respond in a voice not reflected by my true feelings,
Because it's all I can say,
To ensure no one gets hurt,
Except me.
It was my fault,
I wasn't brave enough.
So now all I can do,
Is protect you,
And smile through the pain.

The author's comments:
Protect others...

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Favorite Quote:
"No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist."
- Oscar Wilde

Yes. Tis poem is magical! If we don't take care of the ones around us we are nothing.