Unseen

My face is not made up,
but is bright, expressive, and usually smiling.
My hair isn’t fancy,
but soft, thick, and dare I say attractive?
My voice is the best,
steady and warm,
but the question is…
How does it hide
the scars inside?


A Quadrille in response to De’s “scar” prompt at
dVerse.
I believe the deepest scars are invisible, and that’s why they are scars–because we don’t like to acknowledge them.

Advertisements

18 thoughts on “Unseen

  1. It’s not as easy as people think. I can remember my grandmother telling me to put a smile on my face and wondering how when I felt so bad. But we do it – and those scars knit us up from the inside out. My answer is to talk about it, even if it’s just the cat.

    Like

  2. Stunning! We are but all window dressing for what is inside. It reminds me that during this Christmas season, full of tinsel, cheerful and hopeful music, consumerism that runs rampantly glitzy…..this can be a very difficult season for some.

    Like

Leave a Comment

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 )

Twitter picture

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

Facebook photo

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

Google+ photo

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

Connecting to %s