Anne Brontë

(7 January 1820 – 28 May 1849 / Thornton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England)

Fragment - Poem by Anne Brontë

Yes I will take a cheerful tone
And feign to share their heartless glee,
But I would rather weep alone
Than laugh amid their revelry.


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  • Susan Williams (2/2/2016 10:10:00 PM)


    Yes, indeed. We have all been there, putting on the social laughing face when we feel least like laughing but society's social mores leaves us no way out (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002



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