Woes of Adolescence

One moment I’m smiling,

The next I run and hide.

For a while now,

It’s been a roller coaster ride.

Trust comes easily,

And so does affection.

Followed by betrayal,

And a wounded heart.

I feel the weight of the world,

As it comes crashing down.

On my feeble shoulders,

Made heavy by bitter words.

© Abirami