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Smokescreen

Have you heard who’s coming to town? Why, she’s only the very best actress in around! She can make you angry, make you cry She can make you laugh so hard you’ll wonder if you’re high Always graceful and always sweet The kind of girl anyone would want to meet But when the curtain closes at the end of the day When she removes her mask, and puts it away She’s just another faceless girl Empty and alone in an overrated world But the show must go on, now where’s our star? She’s bound and gagged in the trunk of her car! Someone go get her, she’s terribly late We mustn’t make these darling fans wait Unbind her hands, but don’t cut the rope It’s on to the stage and on with the show Step into the dress and slip on the gloves There’s the perfect girl we all know and love! She takes center stage, Mom must be proud An encore performance dazzles the crowd And that’s when the curtain falls She hangs her mask up on the wall She opens her trunk, so cozy and safe Slips into her bindings and takes her place She sighs as she watches the trunk lid close Hoping that would be her final show.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 9/13/2017 7:26:00 AM
Wow! So much weight to this apparently light little poem. You have said so much in this. Awesome :) fave! xomo!
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/13/2017 7:29:00 AM
Just looked to see what else you have here, lo and behold, it's your first post. Welcome to the soup!