Mask for a Pain
"Don't we all know, that smile?
Simple curve of lips which helps us to hide what goes on behind,
to mask the turmoil of our emotions, our silent cries, and our guts wrenching pain.
Until our eyes betray us, against all our efforts.
Who wants to part and say goodbye with sadness taking its toll, and there it is,
to save us, the damned smile which doesn't quite reach to our eyes...."