Kim McInnis

Rookie (14 January 1989 / LaSalle Ontario)

Tears - Poem by Kim McInnis

I'm sorry
that I'm not strong enough
to hide my anger
- frustration
- defeat
behind an army of smiles
and unwilling giggles
I'm sorry
that I'm not strong enough
to hide my sadness
- disappointment
- contempt
behind a mass of laughter
and empty grins
and I'm sorry
my eyes are doors that never close
but if sensitivity is such
a weakness
then I'd rather be weak
than be a stone-faced sculpture
who never cries
but never really smiles

Comments about Tears by Kim McInnis

  • (3/26/2005 10:01:00 PM)

    This poem is good. The beat keeps up throughout the whole poem with a break. Good Poem. Take a look at my new ones kim (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 13, 2005

Poem Edited: Wednesday, September 1, 2010

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