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I Can't Say...

I canít say Iíve never felt lonely
Even my shadow leaves me in the dark
And I canít say Iíve never been sad
As even now I feel anchors on my heart

Life has always teased me with Happiness on a string
Leading me down misty paths to Depression
And, lately, Death has been around every corner
And the hurt worsens with every succession

I canít say Iíve never hated someone
Even that guy in the mirror annoys me
And I canít say Iíve never loved someone
Though I couldnít tell you now where they all could be

But you can all see me every single day
Just like the news reporter, every single night
So I smile and pinch my finger; get on with the show
And I act well, Ďcause you all hardly know

I canít say that this helps me
But I have reached my witís end
ĎCause I canít say that Iím alright
And neither can you, my friend

by PoemWritingGuy
posted on 09/13/2009

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Comments: 5

Comment by JamesR: Dec 20, 2009 6:51 am
A very wonderful poem. I enjoyed reading it immensely. I love "Life has always teased me with Happiness on a string" The interesting use of capitals in Happiness. Depression.
They; in a way, personify the emotion. Very nice.
Comment by sion: Sep 14, 2009 11:44 am
It´s true...a very powerful poem. Some lines brought back memories of my own life...just really really good
Comment by deejay: Sep 13, 2009 6:07 pm
Your welcome! I didn't realise you could vote poems before so i just voted it "up" hehe Open smile. i just re-read your poem and still very powerful.
Comment by PoemWritingGuy: Sep 13, 2009 6:00 am
Thank you for the comment. Smiley
Comment by deejay: Sep 13, 2009 5:09 am
interesting poem! i like your mirror line Smileyi think we all tire of the reflection we see at times.

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