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Can You

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Below is the poem entitled Can You which was written by poet Erin Alex. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Can You

Can you see the pain?
Can you see the suffering?
Can you even see,
Past this smiling mask?

Can you hear the screams?
Can you hear the voices?
Can you even hear,
Past this laughing noise?

Can you smell the death?
Can you smell the blood?
Can you even smell,
Past this floral perfume?

Can you feel the goosebumps?
Can you feel the shivers?
Can you even feel, 
Past this silky hair?

Can you taste the anger?
Can you taste the hate?
Can you even taste, 
Past this fake love?

Can you see the pain?
Can you hear the screams?
Can you smell the death?
Can you feel the goosebumps?
Can you taste the anger?
Or does my smile hide it all?

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  1. Date: 7/9/2013 12:37:00 PM
    Erin, your first poem on the soup is excellent for the readers, Stopping by with a nice and sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup fan and "FRIEND"....... God Bless........... Hugs* SKAT

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 4:42:00 AM
    - Hello Erin - Welcome to P-Soup. - Thanks for your first poem, hope there will be many more in the future. - Have fun with poetry. - Good luck! - Greetings from Norway / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 7/5/2013 7:52:00 AM
    This was a solid piece. Yet, so many questions...where are the answers? If they can't answer you, you'll have to resolve it yourself. Nicely done!