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Poetic Reflection

Thursday, June 20, 2013

When you look at me what do you see?

Do you see the pain I mask behind
The smile dancing in my eyes?

Can you sense the lonely cloak I wear
Just beneath my joi de vive exterior?

Will you sense that the humor I use
Shelters the armor tarnished by myriad warrior’s battles?

Do you smell the fear of betrayal lingering
Below the aura of confidence I want you to see?

Can you feel the parts of my soul I want to share with you
Or do you only see my pulchritude?

I am so much more than the veneer you see
With a deep-seated intelligence that belies the façade.

I’m the soul of a poet and a love for all things
Trapped in a vessel that hides from the eyes of disgust.

Really, when you look at me, what do you see?
Do you see who I am, or do you see what you want to see?

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
KNYAGENYA 6/21/2013 2:34PM

    Very nice.

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NEVAEHSMUMMY 6/20/2013 3:20PM

    This poem reminds me of one i wrote 15 years ago.......It almost made me's a good one! Thanks :)

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