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How many times...

October 19, 2010
By nancyyy BRONZE, Spotsylvania, Virginia
nancyyy BRONZE, Spotsylvania, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The bigger the dreams, the smaller the competition"

How many times have I told you, "I'm fine."?
You believed me and didn't see that I was lying
Behind this mask we call a face
My emotions are hidden, what a waste
So its a secret
And I fight with myself to keep it
A never ending struggle
With feelings that could only cause trouble
I laugh it off
But you don't know me well enough
When I say "I'm OK."
It is a lie I speak everyday
I don't want to worry you
Again and again you believe its true
Nothing seems to faze me
But in reality I can't stand to face me
So I say it once more
Just not the same as before
"Really everything is good."
To hide the part of me that will never be understood

The author's comments:
When you say "I'm fine" how many times do you actually mean it?

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This article has 3 comments.

on Nov. 5 2010 at 10:47 pm
kmarie14 PLATINUM, Hyrum, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"Life is either an adventure...or nothing" -Helen Keller

THis is like soo good. and I agree with dancestar0732 I sometimes say that because i am afraid or I know that people dont want to know the truth even htough I want to tell them



on Nov. 5 2010 at 2:55 pm
dancestar0732 SILVER, EI, New York
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i think i say "i'm fine"  even when im not is because most people don't even want to hear any other answer. They just ask to be nice

on Nov. 4 2010 at 5:46 pm
Tori Bond BRONZE, Brigton, Maine
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I love this Poem. This is like me some days and you just cannot tell people what is wrong or they don't take the time to listen