Mask Masquerades.

February 10, 2010
By Nikiblue PLATINUM, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Nikiblue PLATINUM, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Stupid Is As Stupid Does." -Forest Gump (;
"No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude."


White plaster,
Taking the shape of a mask,
Solid into a frown,
Hiding a human underneath,
One invisible to the world.
Another mask,
Was cast in a smile,
Another Being hidden.
Each person,
Individually feeling emotions;
Or just the mask speaking?
The sad plaster could be happy,
And the happy could be sad.
But was that possible,
For opposites to attract?
No so sure,
But maybe.
Misery does love;
Loves its company.


The author's comments:
I looked at a picture of two masks, one was smiling and one was frowning with sorrow. It inspired me to write this. Hope you like it, and feel free to comment, criticize, and rate.

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on Apr. 23 2011 at 9:17 am
musicprincess PLATINUM, Braselton, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
They say that love is forever, your forever is all that I need

Everybody wears masks, be they figurative or literal. This is really good and the symbolism is outstanding!

on Apr. 9 2010 at 9:12 am
Authorgal98 GOLD, Frankort, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Let your mind sart a journey through a strange new world..."

This was great, I love even the subject of masks. I think we all have masks of society we wear. And, please, keep on writing!

 


on Mar. 5 2010 at 7:04 pm
xodistantdreamerxo BRONZE, South Jersey, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened." -Dr. Seuss

Quick easy read. It's one of those poems you read and you just feel like you got slapped in the face then it's time to sit there and reflect. Don't take that offensively at all it was meant as a compliment! (:

on Mar. 1 2010 at 8:49 pm
TheOnlyWritician GOLD, Clermont, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
We loved with a love that was more than love. -Edgar Allen Poe

As usual your work is extremely good! I like this one.

on Feb. 26 2010 at 4:09 pm
Lost-In-Life GOLD, Whitby, Other
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Favorite Quote:
It's never to late, if it weren't for the last minute many things would never get done!

Nice poem. You could probably improve on the writing a bit as it confused me, but the meaning was pretty good.

on Feb. 25 2010 at 3:27 pm
Nikiblue PLATINUM, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
20 articles 0 photos 137 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Stupid Is As Stupid Does." -Forest Gump (;
"No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude."

When I was describing the happy/sad plaster, I was really talking about the people underneath. They could have a mask on appearing to be sad, but underneath they could really be happy, and vice versa.

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on Feb. 24 2010 at 10:15 pm
-Missy- BRONZE, Ahhh, South Dakota
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hmmm....interesting, good way to talk about the masks...but why must the sad face be happy? and why must the happy face be sad? they are both made from plaster are they not? so they shouldnt be able to move...or im misunderstanding something here.

on Feb. 23 2010 at 6:34 pm
love2love17 GOLD, Springfield, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. -Mae West

this is so beautiful! I love the last two lines!!! :D

on Feb. 22 2010 at 8:35 pm
Nikiblue PLATINUM, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
20 articles 0 photos 137 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Stupid Is As Stupid Does." -Forest Gump (;
"No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude."

Thank you so much. I'm so glad you like it, it means a lot coming from you since you're such a skilled writer yourself (:

on Feb. 22 2010 at 8:26 pm
I think that this was fabulous! I really like all of it, especially the last two lines; they were a great closer. Great job :)


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