Inspired by Gerard Way's quote 'All your quirks, all your problems- even your depressions and your failures- it's what makes you, YOU.'
Here's a little poem I wrote just now, inspired by one of my favourite ever Gerard Way quotes. I hope you like it- and either way, I'd love to know what you think.
I wish I could peel off my face,
Peel off my flaws,
And peel off my disgrace.
I wish I could gouge out my eyes,
Gouge out the screams,
And gouge out the lies.
I wish I could carve out my lips,
Carve out the silence,
And carve out my eclipse.
I wish I could peel off my face.
I wish I could scratch out the sorrow
So I’ll never have to retrace.
Paint on new things,
Talents and smiles and belief,
My singing born from screams-
And ambitions I never thought I’d achieve.
But if I peeled off my face,
And if I painted on;
These shallow aspirations,
And an escapist's idea of perfection,
All these false celebrations;
Who would I be?
Without the flaws and the fears and the failings,
I sure as hell wouldn't be me.
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