Phony Appearance

She seems to be
Unstoppable
Like the world can’t hold her
Down.
And sometimes she seems so
Confident,
Like she’s waiting to be
Crowned.
No one’s ever seen her
Cry.
She carries herself
Well,
As if she’s perfect and it
Sells.
But no one sees the
Inside
How’s she’s been held down by
Chains.
Or sometimes when it storms.
She breaks down in the
Rain.
Sometimes she wonders
Can they see through her
Disguise?
Can they see she’s not
Perfect?
Can they see how hard she
Tries?
Can they see she is?
Broken.
Can see through all the
Lies?
Don’t look at the
Outside
Because it’s all just for
Show.
If you look a little
Closer
You’ll be surprised like
Woe.

This poem is about: 
Me
My community
My country
Our world
Guide that inspired this poem: 

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