Payyton Egerstaffer

Rookie (May 27 / Fort Polk, Louisiana)

How Could You Know? - Poem by Payyton Egerstaffer

How could you know
That behind my eyes a sad girl cried
And how could you know
That I hurt so much inside
And how could you know
That I’m not the average girl
I'm carrying the weight of the world
So can you get me outta here
Take me away
We'll jump in the car
Drive till the gas runs out and then walk so far
That we can't
See this place anymore
Take a day off
Give it a rest
So I can forget about this mess
If I lighten up a little bit,
Then I will be
Over It
I'm playin the role
Of the happy girl
But no one knows
Inside I’m alone
But I would never let it show
I get everyday
Too much work and not enough play
Over and over
It's always the same
Can I get rid of this shame


For Millie


Comments about How Could You Know? by Payyton Egerstaffer

  • (6/30/2008 9:42:00 PM)


    i like that song..its a very good one..
    why is it for me though?
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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 30, 2008



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