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Look At Me

Nadia F., Brooklyn, NY By NadiaFilanovsky, Brooklyn, NY

Look at me
Take a look
A good long look

Look at me
The girl with the four color pants and the silver docs,
Spike earrings hanging from my ears
Looking like a tough Williamsburg hipster
Which isn't that far off

Do you see ME?
Do you see the delicate soul?
The dainty little girl behind the punk fa├žade?
Can you peer into me?
See the pain I've been through;
The weary eyes that I try to make look "happy"?

Why do I do it?
Hide my innermost, deepest feelings
While blabbering on about hearsay
And other nonsense
Why do I sometimes fear that my best friend would judge

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2 comment(s)
EnnaGirl
this is really good! powrful words and alot of passion, readers can see a whole new perspective through your eyes and the way you put it on paper. good job!
Feb. 10, 2013 at 6:56 PM • Report
Xizzio
Thanks so much, I was just trying to write about how people often put up these fake facades to cover up their deepest fears, secrets and whatnot. Glad you enjoyed it!
Feb. 10, 2013 at 11:31 PM • Report
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