- Vol. 03
- Chapter 06
Born out of love A girl young Vibrant, joyful, with the face Of a doll A shy doll, a well adorned doll People looked on With amazement Well-masked jealousy
Older she got, Deeper the scars Of her childhood, of her teens Hid it behind a façade Of a smile Of a hug, a friendly voice Scars well-hidden underneath
Older still now, Beauty faded, skin thinner. Of her old age, of her fears Hid it behind a façade of the make-up, Still had that smile, the hug, that voice, All behind a façade, who was she really?
As old as oldest now, Eye, skin, limbs have failed her Still her will doesn't die It is a façade To a slowly fading life Barely breathing, Earlier times of her life were Shredded picture layers One façade stacked on another
Like her wrinkles Battle-worn skin Sunken eyes Tired smile More tired limbs Hunched back A last breath…