Jeweled Venetian Mask

January 27, 2010
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You hide your miserable face
Behind a jeweled Venetian mask.
But we can all still see you.
Your extravagant, lavish dresses and gowns

fool no one.
Those pearls you wear are fake.
And that sapphire ring,
You stole.
You dance with all the boys who
Would normally not even look at you.
Fortunately for you, my dear,
The shadows cast by candle chandeliers
Can play tricks, too.
Your legs move in sync with the
Praying that you will not fall
In those shoes that you are not

accustomed to.

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Powd3er said...
Feb. 9, 2010 at 11:33 am
This poem has great flow and insight.
I really enjoyed it.
Lovely poem darling =]
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the_Horsegirl This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 8, 2010 at 9:02 pm
This is really interesting writing. I like the rhythm your words have, and your originality.
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