She smiles and laughs like she is strong.

But behind her eyes it is all wrong.

Life looks good to those who don't know.

But behind the scenes her life is low.


She cries alone until she sleeps.

The voices inside invade her dreams.

She prays and pleads for a life to love.

But time begins to push and shove.


As she walks and looks around,

She sees no faces, hears no sound.

Her smile begins to fade away.

The life she lives begins to fray.


The blood under her skin turns black,

Her skin and bones slowly crack.

The love inside, now bitter hate.

By the time you come it will be too late.


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