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Fake Or Real

The long day has pulled her down and out 
The walls are closing in, she needs to shout 
She sends a scream into the pillow case, 
Wipes off the tears and puts it back in place. 
Presentation of perfection she must achieve 
At least until all the guests take their leave. 
Smile on the outside, as tears fall underneath 
Dressed up and proper, naked under her sheath 
Housewife to her misery, mother, daughter, self. 
Married into status, surrounded by welcoming wealth. 
The cards have been played, her queen reigns, 
With a red heart that bleeds lost loved pains 
Sacrificed love for security, a wrong she can't right
Praying for anyone, to come rescue her this night 
Anchored to a life of plastic, made up, and fake
Killing her ever slowly, how much can she take

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 9/27/2014 2:42:00 AM
Wow guys I am in total awe of you - this has such deep undertones - 'sacrificed love for security' I guess many women with children can relate to this, irrespective of material wealth, they are trapped in a loveless marriage. 7 and faves - you inspire me guys!!! hugs jan xxx
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Tim Smith
Date: 9/27/2014 1:39:00 PM
Thanks Jan.....when the cat's asleep the mice will play :)......hugs Tim
Date: 9/26/2014 11:38:00 PM
Good one , you guys. I like the symbolism in this one. NICELY rhymed.
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Tim Smith
Date: 9/27/2014 1:38:00 PM
Thanks Andrea...it turned out nice....hugs Tim
Date: 9/26/2014 10:41:00 PM
I have said that title often me self as I gazed below the neck!!
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Tim Smith
Date: 9/27/2014 1:37:00 PM
I know....you can never tell on those fake Gucci purses
Date: 9/26/2014 10:40:00 PM
Loved this one, more than one ( ok two) could imagine!!!
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Tim Smith
Date: 9/27/2014 1:36:00 PM
Lol