Thursday, April 24, 2014

Masks

It is a mask
What am I hiding,
You ask,
And to be honest
No better question
Has been formulated
Seeing as such
Life has me situated
Stuck between
Where I am coming from
And where I want to go
And those
Who are in the know
See me as that
Small, silly child
Stuck in a play-pretend hat
And I
Want to be in vogue
I want to break rules
And maybe
Go rogue
And be taken seriously
For once
I don't want to be
The dunce
So, to take a stand
I wear this mask
And what is it
You persistently ask
This mask
Is me
Everything you never wanted me to be
But everything
I was ever meant to be.

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