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Author Name: Freequeens1 4 Comments
Date Added: July 13, 2007 03:07:48 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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The Perfect Mask

The Perfect Mask

My mirror tells half the story,
A life-like mask hides my glory.
I will not change, so do not ask,
I hide behind the perfect mask.
 
I put on my daily disguise
To please others I act real wise.
Itís beneath the mask that I bask,
I hide behind the perfect mask.
 
My inner self will stay the same,
But is society to blame?
Accept me for me, all I ask,
I hide behind the perfect mask.
 
If I cannot be me, than who?
I do not mean to offend you,
Canít put my feelings in a cask,
I hide behind the perfect mask.
 
I predict things will never change,
To act proper fits a narrow range.
If unique, youíre taken to task,
I hide behind the perfect mask.
Author's Notes:
This was inspired from a poem by Fleeting-hope on allpoetry.com site.  http://allpoetry.com/poem/2414625.  It was entered in her contest called Take a Look.  The challenge was to take one of her poems and write a poem on what it means to you.  Her poem is called "A mask I wear"
I did mine in the Kyrielle form.
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeMicky McMaster on July 17, 2007 08:03:49 PM Report
From behind my perfect mask,Nicely done !
                                                           Micky :>}

Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on July 15, 2007 03:31:19 PM Report
I don't know from forms, kid..I do know that this is a song..It's formatted perfectly for lyrics...Nice job, kid...len
Comment By: FreeLast Temple Knight on July 14, 2007 04:21:50 PM Report
Very well written and great use of the Kyrielle form too. :o)
Comment By: FreeGraham Jones on July 13, 2007 03:57:24 AM Report
I'm not familiar with this form of poetry (Kyrielle) but I enjoyed it nonetheless.




 


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