⋅ 3 March 2012
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It’s Expected

My sadness overwhelms me

My tears blind me

My loneliness fills my soul

And my fear to reach out

Will not allow me any joy

Most of all

Because it’s expected of me

I smile

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  • It's so incredibly hard to always be the jester my friend but that's what people come to expect. We play our part, conflicted between truth and illusion. How the hell did we end up with this job. Brilliant poem that I'm highly recommending. 3 Mar 2012 by

  • smart write... the ambivalence within... the dichotomy between what we feel and what we sense is expected of us... 3 Mar 2012 by

  • yes... because it's expected of us from others. It's probably why we do most things. Excellent writing.....Jerry (*_*) 3 Mar 2012 by

  • A strong and telling verse -- excellently presented. 3 Mar 2012 by

  • So true... and sometimes when we smile, we feel just a little bit better. 3 Mar 2012 by

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