"I'm okay."

By JayBird

"I'm okay."
A lie that evryone tells
It clings to the tip of your tongue
Hoping that it is
Even a little bit true
We say it to protect ourselves
Or to keep up appearances
Or to make us believe our own lie

"I'm okay."

We say it to try to forget our troubles
The paper we have to write
The job we just lost
The loved one who just died
The decision we have to make

"I'm okay."

A lie we tell to everyone
To ourselves
To protect
To forget
"I'm okay."
"I'm okay."
"I'm okay!"
"I'M OKAY!"







No, I'm not.

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Created: May 19, 2010

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