My Perfect Mask

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My Perfect Mask

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My Perfect Mask

Poem by: Persephone84

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Genre: Poetry

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I'm not in a good place right now, so writing is my only escape... comment if you can, sometimes your comments take me away from this madness, even if only for one minute, so please let me know what you think, good or bad...cheers!

Summary

I'm not in a good place right now, so writing is my only escape... comment if you can, sometimes your comments take me away from this madness, even if only for one minute, so please let me know what you think, good or bad...cheers!

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Submitted: July 14, 2012

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Submitted: July 14, 2012

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A perfect wife,

A perfect mother.

They count on me,

To be some other.

A perfect daughter,

A perfect friend.

They all want me to pretend.

A perfect body,

A perfect mind.

They want it all,

But they’re so blind.

They cannot see

What lies behind

The perfect mask

I wear tonight.

I smile

I laugh

I tell a story

While deep inside

My heart feels sorry

For the little girl

Hiding inside

The one they don’t know about,

The one they don’t like.

She cries alone

And looks at me

While I tell the world

That she’s not me.

 

 

 


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