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Ekaterina Polischuk

Rookie (20.08.1987)

People`s Masks...


What can I do to see your face?
A lot of people stay in space,
Each has his own awful mask,
For me to see it easy task.

A mask of pain is by heart,
It`s sad, ruthless and even smart.
A mask of loneliness and fear,
Its moans, crying you can hear.

A mask of pride you have on eyes
And thinks I can`t you recognize.
A weak and gentle people`s mind
Under the mask I always find.

A mask of untruth and the lie,
You think you happiness will bye,
But have a poor, poor thought.
The life today you nothing taught.

A mask of smile, insincere hug
Like play of feelings our tug.
You can release your soul out,
But it flies lonely in a cloud.

I see a lot of people masks,
My soul truth from you just asks,
But when I look into your eyes,
You mask of hope always cries.

I want to make you take them off,
To live and keep your smile in corf,
To see the word and warm your heart,
To play on stage your own part.

Submitted: Monday, March 05, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, March 06, 2012

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  • Veteran Poet - 2,974 Points Walterrean Salley (3/11/2012 6:50:00 PM)

    a very telling poem, and thought provoking. It make you see life in a very different light. Thank you for such enlightenment. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 296 Points Harindhar Reddy (3/9/2012 2:18:00 AM)

    Yup! people always wear 24 masks each day, Yes with boom of technology, natural life has petered out... Now life is mere shadow, it's a life of a widow sitting window sill cry always for her lost husband. Bang, bang bang boy bag your life now.

    But when I look into your eyes,
    You mask of hope always cries.

    Human life is one big tragedy! I love your poems with heart and soul.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 13 Points Whisperkwane Lamb (3/8/2012 3:01:00 AM)

    I read A.Puskin...you are on your way, people do have purpose in this world...and you are one of them...your wordsI want to make you take them off,
    To live and keep your smile in corf,
    To see the word and warm your heart,
    To play on stage your own part.
    Life gives life...and as the sun-shines you add to that life...very nice way of looking at life in this world...thanks and keep your pen (half-full of ink) :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Thando Mashinini (3/8/2012 1:32:00 AM)

    Ekaterina, nice and mind refreshing poem. Poetry is not just a talent, its a gift of speaking in wisdom. Praise God! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Binish Cd (3/7/2012 8:52:00 AM)

    its a reality that was penned keeping the beauty of the flow of words........ a good poem tempting the people to think about themselves. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 498 Points 1. Floy Dy Ra Floyd Floydson (3/6/2012 5:08:00 PM)

    nice and true poem...if you want to see me without a mask answer my friend request on facebook I send you (Floy Dy Ra axa Floyd Floydson) ...: : :))) (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,123 Points Wahab Abdul (3/6/2012 12:13:00 PM)

    Extraordinary with a new style at least for me, good flow and good rhymes has the poem and the content is contemporary with universal implication, live up with it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sagar Shelar (3/6/2012 11:05:00 AM)

    Really nice poem. I love it. Your most of poems based on imagination or unreal world. I love this poem because it's totally based on reality. I love your philosophy of life. (Report) Reply

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