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The Outside Observer

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The Outside Observer

He's an outsider to the pain I feel
Oblivious and happy-
When with her
Like a thief in the night I want to steal
His heart
But it was never mine from the start
I watch
This time the outsider
An invisible particle of air
All the fire
Extinguished out of me
Pathetic and lonely
My feelings unspared
A smile etched on my face
So that the hurt is never showcased

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  1. Date: 10/14/2014 4:06:00 PM
    Brilliant ending! I have been in the same spot where I try to smile-it-off when deep-down I'm really angry. Bet it's good to get it off your chest though, eh?

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 7:11:00 PM
    Wonderful poem...and attitude...everyone goes through this..hang in there...

  1. Date: 11/14/2013 5:29:00 PM
    I have been there! Well expressed. Long time no see, I hope all is well with you.