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The Facade

I bear it all in silence,
Afraid to let it out.
Afraid the tears won't stop.
I hold it all together,
And let everyone think that I'm okay,
I don't let them see the cracks.
Afraid to let them know,
How much it hurts.
So I clutch the broken pieces.
Begging them, 
to stay glued a little longer.
Afraid that if I let them go,
I'll never get them back.

Copyright © Erica Gould

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  1. Date: 7/20/2011 6:14:00 AM
    I have read your poetry today and in my mind it is an interesting and excellent piece Erica. I will return again soon to read more of your writings. Love, Carol