This Mask

July 23, 2011
By Hazel-daisy GOLD, --, Other
Hazel-daisy GOLD, --, Other
19 articles 0 photos 324 comments

Favorite Quote:
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else - Erna Bombeck

In three words i can sum up everything I've learned in life: it goes on -Robert Frost

Live, Love, Laugh - ______

Hope, Love, breathe <3 - Me


I hide my feelings
I shield them
From the world,
I act happy
When I’m depressed,
I put on a mask
To hide myself,
My true identity,
My true face
Hidden,
Behind a mask
Because I am afraid,
Afraid of being hurt
And afraid of being alone,
And so,
I hide behind the mask


The author's comments:
I was thinking, and this just...came out

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on Sep. 13 2011 at 3:53 pm
Hazel-daisy GOLD, --, Other
19 articles 0 photos 324 comments

Favorite Quote:
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else - Erna Bombeck

In three words i can sum up everything I've learned in life: it goes on -Robert Frost

Live, Love, Laugh - ______

Hope, Love, breathe <3 - Me

thanks :)        

Mystiecub said...
on Sep. 4 2011 at 1:48 pm

Short, simple, straight to the point.

Love it.

:D


on Aug. 23 2011 at 11:37 pm
divingforreality GOLD, Fontana, California
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We are nothing but actors living in a world filled with televisions.

I loved this because it's so absolutely true.


on Aug. 19 2011 at 9:17 pm
Hazel-daisy GOLD, --, Other
19 articles 0 photos 324 comments

Favorite Quote:
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else - Erna Bombeck

In three words i can sum up everything I've learned in life: it goes on -Robert Frost

Live, Love, Laugh - ______

Hope, Love, breathe <3 - Me

thank you :)

on Aug. 19 2011 at 8:38 pm
JerseyGirl716 BRONZE, Central, New Jersey
2 articles 0 photos 92 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot." -Eleanor Roosevelt

Amazing, and very relatable. You really expressed yourself well, and in a gorgeous way. 5/5!

on Aug. 19 2011 at 7:57 am
Hazel-daisy GOLD, --, Other
19 articles 0 photos 324 comments

Favorite Quote:
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else - Erna Bombeck

In three words i can sum up everything I've learned in life: it goes on -Robert Frost

Live, Love, Laugh - ______

Hope, Love, breathe <3 - Me

thanks! i appreciate it! :)

on Aug. 15 2011 at 7:16 pm
Love.Hate.Passion., Spring Valley, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
~Hope. Faith. Love~
~Be proud of who you are.You are all unique in a different way.~
~I WILL NOT fade into oblivion , and become less than
a distant memory.~

This is beautiful and emotive. I loved how nicely it flowed and the feeling that was put into it. You made the piece relatable and I always look to connect with the piece. Great , great job!

on Aug. 13 2011 at 5:22 pm
Hazel-daisy GOLD, --, Other
19 articles 0 photos 324 comments

Favorite Quote:
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else - Erna Bombeck

In three words i can sum up everything I've learned in life: it goes on -Robert Frost

Live, Love, Laugh - ______

Hope, Love, breathe <3 - Me

thank you so much! i'm glad you liked it! :)

alex198 said...
on Aug. 13 2011 at 5:19 pm
alex198, |, Other
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This is a really good idea. I think a lot of people feel and act like this and that makes the poem very relatable. I liked the repetition of the word mask. It was like a constant reminder of what the poem was about and it helped bring out the emotion in the poem. You also used repetition well with the words afraid and true. Once again you showed me the important themes in this poem just by emphasising a couple of words. I liked the short sentences. It was like you didn't want to let too much out from behind the mask, like the person feeling these things is hesitant to say them because she's used to hiding them. Well done! :)


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