Tag Archives: emotions

Unwanted

Tired, Undesired, And slightly confused. She put on her coat, And her favourite shoes. This man didn’t want her, She didn’t know why. She did not want him either, But wanted to cry, Because feeling not wanted Though the feelings … Continue reading

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The Lying Smile

She smiled. And in that smile I could trace a thousand tears. Promises broken, Life unlived, A cacophony of dashed hopes and fears. She masked it well, But those who knew Found it easy to see through. But her pain … Continue reading

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Thin Blue Line

She looked down at the blue line. Thin, but unmistakable. She felt her body had betrayed her, Hosting another, When she could barely look after herself. What should she do? Every option seemed wrong to her. Each a betrayal: One … Continue reading

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Life’s Dance

Some days I want nothing more Than to dance in the rain With gay abandon. To know that I am free Just to be. Some days I want nothing more Than to dance in the arms Of a lover. To … Continue reading

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Fake Smile

You want to reassure yourself, I want to reassure you too, So we’re both complicit In the smile I fake for you. I know all the mechanics Of just how a smile looks; I’ve seen it on the internet, Read … Continue reading

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Ups and Downs

Life Can feel Hard to bear And most unfair An uphill struggle And nightmarish muddle You’re fighting on your own. But stop and look, and you will see That though you’re fully grown, All around are helping hands, Who’ll guide … Continue reading

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Hidden Scars

When did it become so hard, To tell the truth, And show our scars? When did we decide that we, Must hide our hurt, Our pain, And flee, To distant lands, Within our heads, Emotions hidden, Dulled and dead, Never … Continue reading

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