Arik Fletcher

(Zimbabwe)

Anguiped


My eyes are blue to hide the black,
my fingers crossed behind my back,
this act to keep the world at bay,
in lies that beg your heart to stay.

My skin is fair to hide the dark,
my scars are deep but show no mark,
this smile is wide to hide my pain,
in words that mask my thoughts again.

My spark is bright to hide my soul,
my wit is sharp to keep control,
this light you see is my facade,
the armour of my heart on guard.

Submitted: Friday, June 04, 2010

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