Jon Marco Ibe

Rookie (08-02-1985 / seattle)

The Mask - Poem by Jon Marco Ibe

The mask
Behind happiness
Behind laughter
There’s sadness that people can’t see or feel
You’re wearing a mask
Mask made not plaster or pain
But a mask fashioned
Out of superficial deceit
Where there is a smile
There should be a frown

Jon Marco M. Ibe
seattle wa

Comments about The Mask by Jon Marco Ibe

  • (4/28/2006 4:48:00 AM)

    Everyone has a mask, a facade of their own. When the mask slips, they get hurt. I wonder what it'd be like if everyone were to show their true, deep-down emotions. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, July 16, 2010

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