‘BEHIND MY SMILE’ A poem by Farah Toghan

What a smile?
A sweet, beautiful smile!!!

Just like the sun rising from the depth of the dark,
Like justice rising above all lies,
Just like a noble deed coming out from all betrays.

But can’t you see what’s behind this smile,
A river flowing with tears.
Tears that are enough to fill the world with sorrow and fear.

So what do you think of my smile now?
It’s just a mask hiding pain and sadness,
It’s the lie that lives for my existence.