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Sad Smiles

By Safa Faruq


Lips that curved upwards, brightly,

Now downturned, telling a story of sorrow.

The eyes that sparkle with delight,

now dimmed, a shadow of night.


The heart that once beat with glee,

now heavy with the burden.

The smile that once lit up the room,

now a distant memory.



Sad smiles, smiles of regret,

a mask hiding the pain.

Let us see who you are,

what’s behind the mask?


By Safa Faruq




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zakiya faheem
zakiya faheem
Jan 10
Rated 5 out of 5 stars.

How much of myself am I made of? I forgot!!

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alan?!?!
alan?!?!
Jan 10
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we are never OURSELVES but rather someone everyone wants us to be.

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