{unmasked}

Do you see me?
When you remove
This mask
Do you see me?
 
At night
Curled up
Alone
When the filters
Come off
When it’s just me
Do you see me?
 
Am I a figure
Clothed in
My shame
And my guilt
Do you see me?
 
Do you see
This little girl
Who has no
Home and no
Name?
 
Do you see
The woman
Who has seen
Too much and
Felt too
Much pain?
 
Or am I
Just a shadow
Of flesh
And bones
To hold
To caress
To lust?
 
Do I have
A name
Other
Than these
Demons that
I pet and
Coddle?
 
Do I have
A name?

 

This poem is about: 
Me
My family
My community
My country
Our world

Comments

Roadtojoy

You could add a bit more imagery and sensory details. A bit of naritive would be cool aswell

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