Bless Villena

Rookie (12/26/1982 / Philippines)

Smile/Laugh - Poem by Bless Villena

a smile; a curtain
to hide thoughts
persistent, harmful
nagging thoughts
overwhelming, heavy
all hidden by a smile

a laugh; a mask
to hide pain
deep, self-inflicted
pain so raw
dull and throbbing
yes, masked by a laugh

smile and laugh
everyday
laugh, smile
with hollow eyes
frozen heart
it hurts, and hurts and hurts


Comments about Smile/Laugh by Bless Villena

  • Rookie - 40 Points Ashraful Musaddeq (9/20/2008 4:10:00 PM)

    A nice verse. Lovely. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Hamid Kareem (3/29/2008 9:44:00 AM)

    nice use of words. has a concrtete imagery and precise meaning (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Katja Couillard (3/20/2008 2:24:00 AM)

    Thanks for sharing this, even so we dont know eachother we feel the same~ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 16, 2008

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 16, 2008


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