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Clown Smile

I paint it on everyday
Nobody could ever tell
I will never say
Of my personal hell

I'm a little insecure
But you can't break me down
This smile isn't pure
But I won't wear a frown

I'm the Queen of fake smiles
But I'm also my own jester
It stretches out for miles
And it's made of polyester

I want this nightmare to end
I'm running out of paint
It's not a cool trend
Everyday I have to repaint

Looking at the mess I made
I don't make a sound
I lay down my blade
I have to stand my ground

*Written on April 3, 2012*

Copyright © Lily Mayfield

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  1. Date: 4/14/2012 4:56:00 AM
    Yikes!!! Too sad!! Life has its ups and downs.

  1. Date: 4/5/2012 7:26:00 AM
    the demons and insecurity at times can get 2 us all but u , i an every one else can persevere. why? we r poets , we can express our selves!

  1. Date: 4/3/2012 11:44:00 AM
    Lilly, this is mighty sad... pd

  1. Date: 4/3/2012 11:34:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading your poetry today Lily. Love, Carol

    Mayfield Avatar Lily Mayfield
    Date: 4/3/2012 12:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for reading my poetry -Lily <3