A mask unseen

May 31, 2011
A mask unseen,
A lie undetected.
All I have been,
Is deflected.

The truth unheard,
By all but I.
All deferred,
But none try.

My heart concealed,
By all the pain,
Never to be healed,
All effort in vain.

Forever I am gone,
Never to return
Tired of being a pawn,
Tired of being a concern.

I must say goodbye,
I must be on my way.
No longer am I shy,
I am staring a new day.

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SecretSearcher This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 7, 2011 at 10:21 am
Great poem! I thoroughly enjoyed it!
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