Chris Clingman

Rookie (01/28/1993 / Out of God hands)

Masks Poem by Chris Clingman


The masks of life
are not seen with eyes
but with hearts
some masks like,

The mask of fear
someone is scared
so they act all tough
when they are truly afriad

The mask of sadness
something has made them sad
so they put on a smile
while they cry inside

The mask of deception
they think it is cool to decive those who care
they think they get respect
but in the end they lose those who care

The mask of silence
a person remains quiet
while their spirit wants to shout
but no-one is near to listen

The mask of love
a gentle soul who is looking for love
is treated like dirt
so he keep searching for his true love

all of these masks I wear or have worn

Submitted: Thursday, May 28, 2009
Edited: Friday, March 23, 2012

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Comments about this poem (Masks by Chris Clingman )

  • Rookie - 3 Points Nasteha Liban (4/17/2013 5:31:00 AM)

    just amazing and beautiful! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Vaughn Bekker (5/23/2010 10:19:00 AM)

    wow, good poem, we all wear masks of some sort, i can relate to this poen as i wrote one on the subject, well done, i really enjoyed this one,10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Lacie Wasserman (6/11/2009 4:37:00 PM)

    :) I really like this poem and its something we all do and we all can relate to it. Good job and thumbs up! Keep writing. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Lady Black Rose (6/9/2009 12:12:00 PM)

    thank you for writing this poem
    it is great insight but have you ever worn the mask of love? ? ?
    think about it...

    always your
    rose (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Amatullah Areeba Ashfaq (6/4/2009 5:39:00 AM)

    this is really good and also so true. especially the mask of deception. thats my favourite verse (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 82 Points Wilma Horne (6/3/2009 12:11:00 PM)

    This is really good. I can aptly relate to everything that you wrote. <3 (Report) Reply

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