Smile (faux)


United States
39° 0' 35.3124" N, 83° 47' 1.104" W

The quiet assumes

the guise of a room,

abandoned by many.

Ghosts of a family.

Once existed happily.

Outdated portraits grinning,

forgotten by the youth.

Ignorant of truth.

Was there ever any?

Tears of the weak,

comfort they seek.

Childhoods only dimming.


Additional Resources

Get AI Feedback on your poem

Interested in feedback on your poem? Try our AI Feedback tool.


If You Need Support

If you ever need help or support, we trust for people dealing with depression. Text HOME to 741741