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today you tore off my mask
a mask I didn't even know I was wearing until it was gone
this absence left me weak and unable to hide myself away
without that mask I couldn't keep it all inside
I was forced to bare myself to the outside world
forced to walk amongst the masses like a ticking time bomb
and I knew the moment I made eye contact with another human being,
I might not be able to keep it all in
so I did the most sensible thing a person could do in my situation
I made another mask
one that would keep my skies blue and my smile bright
it would keep the monsters locked away and my fears would be shoved to the furthest parts of my mind
but it wouldn't be the same
nothing would ever be the same
today you broke a part of me that I can never get back

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