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Poem of the Week: We Wear the Mask, Paul Laurence Dunbar

We wear the mask that grins and lies,
It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,–
This debt we pay to human guile;
With torn and bleeding hearts we smile, 72 more words

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Unmasking: My Thoughts

Last Friday, I decided to show my 7th graders some clips of a poet, being that we are studying poetry at the moment. Maya Angelou was the first to come to mind. 606 more words

Recited by Maya Angelou  – Ms. Angelou rocks this poem.  It makes me cry each time I see it.

Reposted from Facebook, originally posted by C. Sade Turnipseed

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