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My Own Reflection

Today I look and see a girl who lives in her own world
smiles as she walks, pleasant and cheerful as she talks.
Seems like everyday she makes a new friend,
but lately her friendships have come to an end.
Her never-ending bright days turn dark quickly in many ways.
She laughs through fear, bottles up feelings, never drops a tear.
Trust is hard to find, hides thoughts within, pretends not to mend.
Things needed to be said, trapping them as they spin around.

Lost in clouds that surround, searching for someone around.
Who is the stranger that lives inside?
Someone she tries to hide.
Looking deep into her eyes, the obvious unrealized.
Personality changing, true self lives within,
digging for help, depression begins.
I want to help this sad pale complexion
As I look in the mirror at my own reflection!

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  1. Date: 10/6/2012 1:04:00 PM
    Nice write Sheena! Love the way you started of as an observer only to reveal the image in the mirror. Very creative!

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 1:22:00 PM
    nicely written Sheena

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 9:13:00 AM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer you today Sheena. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Hoping you find even more inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Thank you for sharing. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/28/2012 1:33:00 PM
    A deep and very insightful poem,Sheena:) Keep your poetic pen working,you write in a very expressive way!Take Care Always