Shellybelly387
Joined: Sep 2022

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Submitted Poems 2 total

What Lies Beneath

A masquerade of strength and solidarity

 A smile concealing the pain

 No one will know what you're going through

 If you just keep playing the game


 Don't let anyone close enough

 To see behind those eyes

 They'll see what you've been hiding...

by Shelly Thompson Mears

added by Shellybelly387
1 month ago

Another Sleepless night

The house is quiet, peaceful, and still
As I sit by a lamp to write
Trying to make sense of all that goes on
Victim of another sleepless night.

My mind is running in circles
Each thought competing with the next
Yesterday, today, tomorrow,...

by Shelly Thompson Mears

added by Shellybelly387
2 months ago

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thank you so much.

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This spoke to me. It's real.

1 month ago

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Good luck to everyone

2 months ago

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Good luck to each of you. Keep the therapy of writing up.

2 months ago

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