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Burdened Smiles

raw expression of inner conflict and yearning

By MaggiePublished 4 months ago 1 min read
Burdened Smiles
Photo by Chris Lawton on Unsplash

Someone said, : One should be silent.

In the state of anger

Through any means

Even if it means hurting yourself.

Words that are let out in anger are daggers in others hearts.

Which can neither be kept nor removed.

And that is what they called courtesy.

If I turn your heart into a black hole that only takes in

I am called difficult.

If I share all the pain that is in me,

It is not recognised as pain.

Thriving to be independent is selfish.

Asking people to be responsible for themselves

Means you're not capable!

Where do I go?

What do I do?

Being helpless burdens me more.

Than all the things they put me through.

Gulping down everything

which is always stuck in my throat.

Despite that, I need to smile.

I only want to never be bothered by a cosy life.

I dream of

I just want to be happy, like the swaying tree in the autumn.

Like the new beginnings in the spring

Like the happy snow in winter.

And the lively sea in summer.

sad poetry

About the Creator


I'm Maggie, a writer whose imagination is deeply influenced by the captivating world of television. My writing seeks to transport readers into vibrant realms and evoke the same sense of wonder that television brings to life.

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