Open this book and discover you are slicing into a teenager's very soul. The author is putting her most personal thoughts onto a platter and serving them diligently to feed your mind and heart. All that is left to do is pick up your fork and savor a taste.
Inside the core of a fifteen-year-old may be found secrets, discoveries, trials, pressures, strengths, talents, and things yet to be unmasked.
You might experience nostalgia in the reflection of struggles and first loves between the lines of heartfelt poetry portrayed in the pages of this book.
Paint your face, ghostly,
Hide yourself behind the reality,
Pull on the gloves, snugly,
Hide your soul behind the truth.
Dress yourself in black and white,
Imagine yourself in day and night,
Expressing my mind with no words,
Leave them all to believe what they see,
Perceive their own words,
And use their imagination.
Mime my life.
Let them make it up all along,
Not discussing it in their gossip,
For it is too personal, is it?
Mime the tragedy.
Look them in the eye, let them see it,
It's happening all over again,
They'll smirk mischievously,
For they remember.
Mime my soul.
Let them dive completely in,
If they're courageous enough,
To see what I see and feel what I feel,
Experience my reality.
Maybe one day they'll see, if you