Crying the Pain Away


You know that girl who's always smiling?

The one that laughs at everyone's jokes?

Can you tell on the inside she is dying?

A pain that even Hell can't invoke.


It is because she is different.

She will never fit in.

In a country that promotes equal treatment

She still cannot win.


For her the sky is gray,

Color has disappeared,

She wonders when the pain will go away,

It will never, she fears.


But she puts a smile on her face,

And tells herself it is okay,

Because one day she'll earn her place,

But until then, she'll cry her pain away.

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