Masquerade

 

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We all hide behind masks
Concealing unvoiced screams
Disguising the quiet desperations
Obscuring the raging emotions
Leading secret lives
The surface is calm and serene
Cloaked in smiling cheer
Camouflaged by witty repartee
Wrapped in the facade of bouncing energy
Beneath its shield, we cry.

Emily
45 Words exactly

Weekend Writing Prompt #86: Mask

https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2018/12/22/weekend-writing-prompt-86-mask/

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