Spread Smiles, People! (For Delores)

What wrecks
I have endured,
Life only insuring
That I
Pain, each
Bitter taste enough
To make my
Throat full.
You would not
Know it, though.
I protect my life,
My fight only to
Keep this lamp
Brimming with the oil
Juiced from
The promises ripe
Inside my dreams.
It seems the world
Wants me to
Face tilted down
Struggles pushing
My eyes and mind
Furiously to
The ground, defeated.
But I just cannot
Comply, my
Lips my disguise
To the hurt
Resting behind
The light
In my eyes
Spreading smiles
Instead of
The tears
That I would cry.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s