Mirrors Lie

Her wide smile,

And those bright, sparkling eyes

Hid so much hurt and pain. 

She smiled all day,

Then butchered her skin at night.

She appeared so joyful, so happy, 

But she was breaking down. 

Her eyes held secrets. 

Secrets that if you cared to look, 

You could save her from. 

But you let that bright smile fool you. 

You had no idea, 

But if you just paid a little bit more attention, 

Looked a little closer, 

It wouldn't be over and she wouldn't be gone.

This poem is about: 
My community


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