Is says on the packaging

That my mascara is


But it isn’t.

As I cry

My tears scrape up the

Black ash

And smear it beneath my eyes,

Publicly displaying

My dismal position.




Yeah right.


A lot of things aren’t waterproof.

Some things dissolve in water,

Gone in a second.

But we need water to survive.


I’m waterproof.

But what I’m not is




I climb to great heights

And then


My packaging didn’t say life proof.

But I wish it had.

‘Cuz it hurts

So bad.


Published by Amanda Brown

INFP who names inanimate objects, loves to laugh, and is a proud old soul. You can often find her planning out her next crazy project, hugging books, or telling stories about her day that *may* be a little exaggerated.

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