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Who Am I Fooling?

December 3, 2008
By amanda727 PLATINUM, Salt Lake City, Utah
amanda727 PLATINUM, Salt Lake City, Utah
33 articles 2 photos 245 comments

Favorite Quote:
Don't let anybody tell you who you are; don't let anyone tell you that you don't deserve what you're willing to work for.
Never give up; you\'ll never know how far you could go until you try to get to where you want to go.

Nothing seems to fit
my words seem so hollow
I feel like a fake
that's a bitter pill to swallow

Nothing's the same
can't stand on my own, not without anyone else
need the thoughts of my infatuation
of needing to be someone else

Who am I fooling?
I'm just a girl with a painted smiling face
in my own make believe world

Who am I fooling?
I'm just at a masquerade
pretending like I'm a happy girl
I'm such a stupid, stupid girl

I look in the mirror
all I see is the mask
I chose to put on
chose my own path
to cover up my past

But not even I believe it
I'm sure someone can see it
behind my smile, a scared girl cries
my world is starting to shatter inside

If you knew how I felt,
if you could read my thoughts
you'd see I am just an illusion of imperfection
lying to everyone to protect what's left of me, the part I've got

Who am I fooling?
I'm just a painted smiling face
in my own make believe world

Who am I fooling?
I'm at my own masquerade
pretending I'm a perfect girl
such a stupid, stupid girl

I can't take back the pain
it hurts more with every passing day
I just want to be loved

Even in my dreams
clouded by uncertainty
I just don't get enough

Who am I fooling?

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on Sep. 28 2014 at 4:43 am
Ash24 SILVER, Sydney, Other
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Favorite Quote:
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This is something many of us can relate with. Great work! :)

on Feb. 18 2014 at 10:16 am
shadow_girl13 BRONZE, Destrehan, Louisiana
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't let other people judge you. You are who you who you are. Don't change because someone wants you to. Just be yourself."

Hey, we are very alike :D I seen your quote, almost like mine, I love singing and dancing too:)) Go to my profile :3

on Apr. 30 2011 at 8:34 pm
lavago97 BRONZE, Gainesville, Florida
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This poem it totally like me im in the same situation. This is a awsome poem, i love it

on Feb. 23 2010 at 9:37 am
Francheska BRONZE, Holbrook, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
Never take life for granted because you never know when it could be taken away from you

i really like your work. your really good. keep it up