Short Sad Poem

Poem About How We Hide Ourselves

Hey, everyone! No one really knows me, not even my boyfriend. I hide myself, which I am sure most of you do as well. This is not supposed to make you sad but to recognize what a lot of us do, mask ourselves from who we really are.

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This has a sad vibe to it (like me), but it's wonderful and beautiful. This is definitely the type of poem that describes me in some ways. I'm actually glad I found this one, and I hope to...

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The Mask

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Published: April 2015

She smiles, I cry.
She is outgoing, I am shy.
She loves, I am alone.
She is amazing, I am unknown.
She is beautiful, I am a mess.
She is happy, I am depressed.
My mask is perfect:
She hides me.

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  • by Sumaro
  • 1 month ago

This has a sad vibe to it (like me), but it's wonderful and beautiful. This is definitely the type of poem that describes me in some ways. I'm actually glad I found this one, and I hope to use it for my ELA class. Good work, poet Kleis Val!

  • by Mystery
  • 2 years ago

This describes me and how I have felt for the past year. Poetry has been my outlet, so thanks for sharing this amazing poem.

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