Moments of quiet desperation


Look past the smile

Upon my face

And see the real woman


My pain is real as

Yours is too

The hurt for both of us


But smile instead

And cry no more

Its easier to hide


Succumb not I

There is not time

For pity is the end


Instead we live

And love and laugh

Those moments to ourselves


And once in time

We have a moment

Of quiet desperation


Look up, look out

I’m moving on

I’ll not look past


For time is short

Here in this place

The future looks ahead.


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