WRITESPIRATION #116 52 WEEKS IN 52 WORDS WEEK 20 – It stared at me…

Turned my face away
Ran as far as I could
Hid behind veils
I could not lift
Changed my identity
Shunned everyone
Tried to make a new life
Away from all I had
Left behind society
I could not fathom
But could not hide
From myself
Truth, It stared at me


http://sachablack.co.uk/2017/05/17/writespiration-116-52-weeks-in-52-words-week-20/

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Face

Face, instead of being mirror of the mind, hides the pain hidden deep inside.

Face

If
Face is the mirror
Of the mind,
That mirror has become
Opaque long ago.
It does not reflect anymore
Under layers of cosmetics.
Promises of eternal youth,
Botox,
Once expressive
Now does not show
Any emotions. 
Maybe it’s for the better
To hide the pain

Carried deep inside.
Pain of the extended hand,
Slapped away several time.
Face
Does not communicate
What’s in mind.
Deep beneath the layers
Of aged skin
And make up,
Hidden by a fixed smile,
Face has failed
Long ago
To mirror the
Pain in my mind.