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Society's Judgement

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Society's Judgement

Her lips were stained a rosey red, Her hair a fall of golden wheat; Eyes that twinkle of'ly bright, And a smile, light, but awful sweet. Lips that curl when pulled from dreams, Ent'ring illusion, ripped from truth. Stare at stone blank faces judging The sad and sickening hateful youth. Straying from her realm of thoughts, Maintaining careful poise and grace; Not to frighten social judgement As she brings herself to present place. Once they're gone, and all have left, Relief floods through her pale, light skin; Avoiding judgement day once more, She lets her true self rise within. No such thing as bonds between, Or even love to spread throughout. . A little child grown-up fast To see the world spread hate about. So she dreams then must awake once more, And greet the world which won't greet back; She waits for love to save her soul, Or turn her heart an awful black.

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  1. Date: 2/1/2012 5:53:00 PM
    A sad state of disillusionment but so well written. So much to feel as I read this poem.

  1. Date: 1/27/2012 12:58:00 PM
    Love comes when you least expect it,Dana`lynn:) Lifes mysterious path leads to some really nice places every now and then.Its a wonderful write you have here,and hope to read lot more from you in the future:) Take Care,Arild

  1. Date: 1/27/2012 12:44:00 PM
    Nicely done Dana,love comes one day to you to my friend. - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 1/27/2012 9:48:00 AM
    Powerful words!

  1. Date: 1/27/2012 7:58:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your amazing poetry this morning Dana'lynn. This week has flown by. I hope you enjoy your weekend and find the inspiration to write some more during this time. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/26/2012 11:43:00 PM
    This is wonderful work, Dana! Whatever you do, please keep on writing! And as for love, it will come. Just don't go looking for it. In the interim, share love with family and friends..it will come little one! Love, Annalise

  1. Date: 1/26/2012 11:25:00 PM
    excellent... Enjoyed stopping by tonight, have yourself a wonderful Friday! ;-) always,..pd

  1. Date: 1/26/2012 3:21:00 PM
    Love will come. :) I enjoyed your poem. hugs, Catie :)