Wearing A Mask

Poems About Wearing A Mask To Hide The Pain

7 Poems About Wearing A Mask To Hide The Pain

Collection of poems about how we create a mask to hide our pain from other people.

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  1. Behind The Mask

    • By Melisa Bernards
    • Published: February 2015
    Poem About Depression And Pain

    in Depression Poems

    Hiding the hurt, hiding the pain,
    Hiding the tears that fall like rain.
    Saying I'm fine when I'm anything but.
    This ache in my soul rips at my gut.

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    • Stories 46
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    • Votes 5006
    • Rating 4.58
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    Read this poem and it hit home. That is exactly how I'm feeling. I've been off work for depression. I've been on medication nearly 3 months, but I feel no better now than when I got hit with...

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  3. The Mask

    • By Kasi
    • Published: November 2009

    in Depression Poems by Teens

    I'm great, fine, spectacular. In a way
    I relish every night, and I live every day.
    I live, I laugh, I write, I sing.
    I wonder what the new days will bring.

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    • Stories 66
    • Shares 2809
    • Favorited 165
    • Votes 3047
    • Rating 4.60
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    Yeah, I know depression sucks. I put on a mask, and when I get home I break down, wanting to die. It hurts going through school pretending to be okay, and when someone asks if you're okay,...

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  4. Happy Girl

    • By Anjali Velani
    • Published: June 2017
    Dealing With Depression On Your Own

    in Depression Poems by Teens

    When you look at me,
    What do you see?
    Do you glimpse a happy girl,
    Or do you see the real me?

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 146
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 67
    • Rating 4.49
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    Heart touching poem. I've suffered from severe depression since I was 12. I am 15 now, and I understand how it feels. It might be different as well. Most presume males don't go through this,...

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  6. History Is My Past

    • By Dani Gogil
    • Published: September 2017

    in Feelings Poems by Teens

    What happened to me?
    The mask I wear
    Was never before there.
    My emotions were here,

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 48
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    • Votes 22
    • Rating 3.96
  7. A Mask

    • By Jordyn Alberts
    • Published: July 2013
    People Don't Know Who I Really Am Poem

    in Depression Poems

    I smile, I laugh, I joke around,
    but my feelings no one has ever found.
    They see me every day with a smile on my face,
    but when I get back to this place

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    • Stories 4
    • Shares 516
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 217
    • Rating 4.40
    Featured Shared Story

    This is so relatable. People always think I'm happy all the time; they think I never feel pain and they try to never make me feel pain. The thing is, I already do. Whenever I do feel pain and...

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  8. The Masks

    • By Nancy Crosskill Longanbach
    • Published: June 2015
    Poem About Hiding Your Pain

    in Meaningful Poems

    I have so many different masks.
    I wear them one by one.
    I see them in a pile
    When my day is finally done.

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    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 91
    • Rating 4.21
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