diana rose tolentino


Behind The Mask - Poem by diana rose tolentino

In the midst of the night, while the whole Earth sleeps.
The heart of this girl still weeps in its wake.
The sound of the sobs, cutting through the silence of the night.
The sound of despair will stop only with the light.
For when the morning comes, a little smile will show,
Putting the mask of happiness to hide the face of sorrow.

Topic(s) of this poem: sadness, cry, pretence


Poet's Notes about The Poem

It's a different version of a poem i made in college entitled 'Masquerade'. I gave the original to a friend and unfortunately didn't keep a copy for myself, so I just made a similar poem, 'Behind the Mask'.

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (6/1/2017 7:57:00 AM)

    The heart of this girl still weeps in its wake.

    putting the mask of happiness......... experiences of life......... sad, ...experiences......... but there is always a dawn after a midnight where you can really smile without a mask........ hope and pray for it. thank you dear poetess. tony
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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (8/2/2016 12:44:00 AM)

    The sound of the sobes and despair, the secret tears that we shed and wet our pillows and again showing a bright face during the day............ very nicely written about the internal pain about which we dont talk loud to others......... thank you for the emotions and the feelings expressed in this poem. tony (Report)Reply

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  • Naida Nepascua SupnetNaida Nepascua Supnet (10/3/2011 4:05:00 AM)

    i was reminded of my poem DARKNESS.
    your poem is a revelation
    your thoughts are coming out rightly in your words
    you are a promising poet

    sulat ka pa ng madami
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  • Vanessa HughesVanessa Hughes (9/14/2011 1:37:00 AM)

    Great poem, also things don't seem as bad in the cold light of day. nessy x (Report)Reply

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  • Romeo Della ValleRomeo Della Valle (8/18/2011 10:56:00 PM)

    Wow! Impressive! Beauty radiates though your well penned and poignant! 10+++ Keep inspiring the World with more of your talented writes! Love and Peace for always! Romeo from New York City! ... (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, August 15, 2011

Poem Edited: Sunday, July 31, 2016


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