Now

Everyone’s masking their emotions by playing celebratory music

Trying to make each other laugh with the false pretence that everything’s okay

That they’re not upset

Trying so hard to contain their emotions, trying so hard to forget for a moment

You can see the pain under their fake smiles

I wish it didn’t have to be this way

I wish they didn’t have to pretend they’re okay, I just wish they could really be okay

Joyous music floods the room on such a horrendous occassion

At least they’re trying more than I ever will

They’re trying to cope with our lost

At least there’s that