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Poem

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
Okay, so there seems to be quite a few poem threads which have sprung up but thought I'd post mine here anyway :)
I wrote it the other day. Comments appreciated.

(it's about depression, and how I've hidden it from people, so I guess it could be triggering)

Lies
When I was a child
I was told not to lie
When I was a child
I think I was happy inside

As I got older
the problems started
and lies got told.

The world was real
but I was not.

The lies I told
have kept me here
but also kept me from help.
The lies where everything’s
“just fine”.

These lies have got me a job
I’m “normal”, you see.
They’ve got me a roof over my head
but now these lies say
“do you wish you were dead?”

And no one will know,
until I break.

A crack appears,
I plaster it up.
Stick on a smile too.

This lie is so easy,
yet so hard; so good,
yet so, so bad.
I urge you kids
never to lie, or the
lie becomes real and
the real the lie.

Comments

  • AuroraAurora Part of the furniture Posts: 11,720 An Original Mixlorian
    *hug* That was very well written thought you could do with a few hugs *hug* Thank You For sharing! *hug*
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    yeah, really good poem! :)

    i can relate well to it aswell.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I really like that. Until a few years ago I was living that lie. I feel much better now I've told people.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Thats a lovely poem. it show so much emotion and feeling, thanks for sharing x
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