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A Sad Time

Its a sad time for me.
Covered from head to toe in insecurities.
All I do is try and cover for my mistakes.
My misjudgments.
My displacement...
But what about those times of joy?
Gone within a blink of an eye.
It seems that my world would be one of pity.
but no its not pity more like a self hatred that runs deep.
It covers my heart with hard lace and frosted glass.
Covering me in something for show.
I used to glow.
Like a bright light.
That was also just for show. 
A lie filled to the brink.
dishonest and out of synch.
Thats my story for now.
Im just a show and a sad story.
A sad time.

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  1. Date: 12/21/2011 6:04:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your poetry this morning Jalisa. Wishing you a New Year filled with inspiration and the best to you in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/20/2011 1:02:00 PM
    thats a pretty nice poem keep it up your pretty good.

  1. Date: 12/20/2011 11:41:00 AM
    So S A D Jalisa. Let us share a smile,a laugh,a hug....(from my poem "Sharing") Peaceful Christmas I wish for you. OXOX Love Anne-Lise