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Poetry- We Wear the Mask

 ((For ease, I have the poem itself below for those that would like to read it as is. Beyond the poem begins where I break it down and give my opinion on what I think the words mean in my eyes. 810 more words
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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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Your Mask

We all wear a mask, whether you choose to admit it or not, you do.  You could be wearing it right now.  By a… 1,042 more words

We Wear The Mask

By: Paul Laurence Dunbar

1872-1906

We wear the mask that grins and lies,
It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,–
This debt we pay to human guile; 75 more words

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Life's a Masquerade

Life’s a masquerade.
And you don’t know who
your dancing partner is
until they finally remove
their mask. We walk
around in a dream state… 92 more words

#BlaPoWriMo: Masked Beauty (poem)

In art class we design
African tribal masks—
long, oval faces,
almond eyes, patterns
of diamonds and dashes
painted on noses,
chins, and cheekbones.

Sabine slips her new face… 89 more words

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Masks: Not Just For Superheroes

Okay, so everyone, unless they’ve never read a word of poetry, has a favorite poem. This one just so happens to be mine. First off I’ll give you a bit of back story. 368 more words

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