HiDe BeHiNd My MaSk


United States

My mask is invisible

But so well seen

My mask is beautiful

But so ugly

The reason

I hide

Is so they won’t see

What’s inside

What’s inside is



A monster that no one wants to see

Something no one will accept

And that’s why I hide

I wish that I didn’t hide

I wish I could open up

Only a few have seen the real me

The one is genuine in every way

They still love me any every way

But I have found shelter

Shelter behind my mask

I’m beautiful

But I’m scared

I’m confident

But insecure

I’m not me anymore

Because I have decided

To hide

For so long

If i step out from behind my facade

Everything that I’ve been


Could happen

I’m scared


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