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How beautiful you are So deep in your despair Lying, sleeping on the couch The curls in your dark hair How soft your face appears When you're lost within your dreams
We are not appraised by how we begin Nor are we judged by our face or our skin We learn to hide what we’re told to by others Using our clothes and makeups as covers
How my brain responds to “I love you”:
You hide behind hills, Curves of rock snaking up, Strangling The lakes and rivers-- Your tears. And the blades of grass, a fine-woven net To catch, To cut, To keep
When we part for the day, I sit and I say, "I love you, I love you, I love you." I hide from your face, I whisper your name, And I love you, I love you, I love you.
The smile I wear Is nothing but a disguise To hide my sorrow
There's a smile on your face But I know that you're in pain Your silent tears leave no trace But things just aren't quite the same, and There's no reason for you to hide
it's scary how one bad memory can make you forget all the good ones, how a single word can overweigh a whole book and how one smile can hide a thousand tears.
Promises, promises. What do they mean? We give in to the lies, we give in to the need. You told me you wouldn't hurt me, you told me it was the last time.
I know how to smile I know how to lie I know how to hide I know how to act I know to fake pride But there are too many things I keep hidden Another side you won't see
Liar is what I've become, To spare the feelings of everyone. I won't say a word, And you won't notice. I'll keep quiet and smile, And all my lies are worthwhile. I'm sick of turning to you for help,
My mind explodes with hatred. I was only told of the awful memories. I was only told of the abuse. My mom wanted to protect me from the bad. I was forced into a game of hide and seek except there was no one looking for me.
Vulnerability was never meant to be a weakness, as innocence was never meant to be a disability. But in this cruel, revealing world, Love is an unrealistic target
I know it isn't cold, But perhaps my hands are. Yes they are fingerless, Which makes no sense to you. But the cold is not the reason I wear them. I wear the gloves for safety,
We are all bizarre, some of us are just better at hiding it. We pull up our hoods and hide away. You don't even look our way. While you see headphones, we hear the music.
I'm okay, When I refuse to look you in the eye. I'm okay, When I hide in the shadows. I'm okay, When I hide behind my fringe. I'm okay, When the world is ignoring me. I'm okay,
When I call out, And ask for help Nothing seems to come. Just my echoing voice Bounces back, leaving me alone. The echo comes in your criticism, And what you point out as wrong,
Shadows are my friends, Keeping me hidden from judging eyes. Blanketing me with promise of safety, And protection of hatred. If I can't be seen by anybody, Then I can't be hurt by them.
"Stop with the lies And the hate And the hurt Filled with their cries Cause we treat them Like dirt A small child shies At a hand Raised to hurt This word is not mine
I don't want to feel Because I don't want to think ill of you, who casually kill My soul, for your own thrill I don't want you to steal What little joy, I try to hold
Conform they say You'll be just fine Hide the truth away It's only a matter of time Society has clipped my wings I can no longer fly No happiness this brings Some days I'd rather die
I tried to hide I tried to run but I just...stood there
I have a hypothesis,
The faceless-ageless friends didn't find her hiding.
If you do not trust me, as you should Forever I’ll delightedly leave. Sitting in silence is not the way; For what would you hope to achieve? I’d rather always succumb to nothing
From darkest days to blackest of nights, did we crawl. Blind and stupid, with smiles on our faces and our hearts light as feathers. Safe are we by the dogs we do feed and fear. Though we know they bite and tear.
There are days when you just have to bury your head Because you know that there's nobody there. The people you thought you had trusted Turned on you without single a care. So you dig your deep hole in the ground,
I love you At night I dream of you I will not hide it from you My future is blank without you I am hurting So scared to tell the truth In front of everyone I pretend I am scared
This is not my face. This is a façade I have worn this mask forever, so long I almost forget it's not really me But I am not alone in this We all hide ourselves at times I chose to hide forever
The lies grow like wildfire, spreading everyday. As soon as i think things settle down, a thought ignites the flame
Don't twist your words as for me to not understand. I am young but I am not dumb. I can see you from your ins to your outs as you tongue tie your words. Don't waste your time, I see right through you.
If there's one phrase that's hard to say, If there's something we don't want to think about each passing day If there's something that would make some of us want to cry,
Bleeding because it paints the pictures so heavily spilled in my mind. And seeing the crimson upon my skin Gives me pain that makes me real. Crying because It makes me view
I didn't plan for my life to turn out like this
Wishing upon peace, hoping no one sees me, Taking a deep breath, hoping no one hears me, Walking through school campus vastly, having fear of being stopped, Smiling, but speaking no words,
Cookie Cutter! Cookie Cutter! Everywhere I look, it’s Cookie Cutter! This color’s in. Those shoes are out. I want to break the mold My desire is to be bold I long for individuality
In my mind, there is never sleep Thoughts are what create I want to be loud Louder than I am And I am loud I wish people could feel my love Without misinterpreting it
Decorating her mind with the things she loved. It was her room, her sanctuary; where she hid her trust Its corner consistently gathering its dust
Life is our ball
The only way, it seems,
Although it seems as if she screams and shouts
Watch Out I scream to the sun The moon is beginning to take over Sun take charge
school is so tough And teachers just want To make it rough.People always want to fight even out in plain Sight. So disgusting, bet these people aren't used to adjusting.
I do not have an opinion Because that would be Picking sides And once I have picked a side
Sometimes I care so much it hurts So I hide behind indifference for anesthesia I'm running from my inner demons It’s easier to use my sins as temporary amnesia I wear my Scarlett letter like a mask
Hush, it’s okay There’s no need to take a peek. What are you doing, trying to look in so deep? Do you wish to be clawed at, do you wish to be scorned?
Behind my mask I hide far from eveythig just out of judgement's reach just out of presure's sight jus out of pain's grasp just out of stress's glimps Behid my mask I hide keeping hiddden
Pay no attention to the woman behind the mask. She's just an illusion of smoke and mirrors, of pulsing lights and then she's gone. Pay no attention
See the smile, she presents so sweetly to the world. The gleaming of her happiness an etched mask to those strangers. No one can tell the wounds she bears beneath her covered skin,
Hide hide hide I would say Hide what you love about yourself and put it away They try and hurt you everyday so hide hide put your true self away And that way They'll never
Can you see her? Did you know?
To my audience who never gets to see To the me who doesn't want to be Behind the curtains, behind the scenes To put on a show I know exactly the right words to say when to say it how to say it
My smile will not fade away; No, not until my dying day. I must stay strong For those who do not care. My heart is surely breaking, A wineglass dropped on the ground Without a second thought.
What's a little white lie without a little fun Because 'Fun' is what life is about Nothing matters as long as you're having a good time I'll be a 'Her' instead of 'Me'
I put up a front, and i don't mean to be so blunt, but the curtain is for me. I can't look at society.
This is my final prayer, That someone will care, But it never seems to change Because my mind is really strange. It's dark inside, All my pain and demons hide, Maybe one day you'll see,
I wish I could see you
Hide me softly Under cover of white For the quiet anger will find me And desperately bind me from a height Hide me softly Under a shield of cover Never let me go Be my sweet lover
Our hearts through eyes are revealed
Wanting to cry but having no tears Wantint to scream but pride's held to dear This strenght is found in hard-hearted men Who hide it inside and don't show the truth
I came into in to the world and I knew who you were But I didn’t know you I slipped out of the womb battered and bruised and the only reason I lived was because of you And yet I’m ungrateful Running around hiding
A blur of faces and forgotten names a veil of peace hides love and Pain We are all so similar, so why do we hide? don't judge a book by its cover we are all the same inside
Nowadays, it’s hard to know what the truth is. We have tampered with so much as seen Our environment, plants, animals and even our bodies that We are oblivious to what is real, what is true
Time and time again we all come we all smile and grin cause isn't this a blast? we all come again and again every once in a while there is a "How've you been?" "Fine" "Better" and even "good"
When winter storms bring snow and ice and springs face hides beneath And life is draped in cold regret where jealousy sinks its teeth The road is dark and rough, though often traversed by those