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i hide my poetry but really i hide my soul

July 5, 2020



i thought that i hated
showing people my poetry
because it's
not good

but i realize now
that i hate
showing people my poetry
because it reveals
how i truly feel

i could never admit
the things i write about
because they show how
i am

i thought i hated
showing people my poetry
but i just hate
showing people
lowercase intentional
this is based loosely off a poem i wrote when i was really deep into depression, and i turned to poetry to cope. now, i know that i post my poems online, but i have plenty that are private that i don't plan on having anyone see. most of those were written at an awful stage in my life, and i'm just glad that i made it through that.


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  • Deleted User

    Replying: Yeah, thanks that helps a lot. I'll get started on my first piece in the morning. Thanks for the advice! It was insightful.

    5 months ago
  • pineapples

    sameee! you did it, you figure it out
    i once shared a piece with someone that i was like,,, 'this isn't too bad, why not,,,' and then they got really worried about me,' and i was like,,, okay but this is mild, i want your life, i want this to be the most problematic thing in my life
    okay, rambling, sorry, this was awesome, and i agree, i don't show people stuff because it shows how i really feel

    5 months ago
  • inanutshell

    very relatable :/ recently had the courage to show one person in my life my writing & even that sent me into a panic lol

    5 months ago
  • ~wildflower~

    Yes I totally relate! Much like Stone of Jade, my poems are way too personal for me to share with anyone in person, but I am able to publish them here on the basis of anonymity. I’m scared to even share my music with my closest friends, let alone written fragments of my emotions (i.e. poems). Poetry doesn’t have to be shared to be amazing and special. Thanks for sharing your experience!

    5 months ago
  • Stone of Jade

    this is so relatable! I understand how you feel bc this is why i dont show people my poetry. i find publishing it on here is easier because im anonymous

    5 months ago