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Masks
by Hannah Woerner

I feel as if this is a mask I’m wearing~
All of this pain and despair~
has no room here~
Happiness around every corner~
Makes any watcher wonder~
What makes her think she can feel this way?~
Entitlement seeps through the crack in her ploy-
Because she likes more than boys?~
Acceptance leaves no room for the cage~
She locks herself in and writes on a page~

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The Ugly Peacock
by Leo Warne

Once lit vibrantly in the day
now my colors fall away.
Freezing wind tears at my skin,
embarrassed in front of all the hens.
Circling eyes of green and blue,
I'm left alone without a hue.

Never to be truly free,
hiding away, inside of a tree,
hoping they will never find

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scar
by Hannah Woerner

I was so so stupid to mark where we can see
Now everywhere I go this scar follows me

And I can’t escape the purple glow
Coming from the ripped skin below
I’m trapped by a sickening glare
Reminded of why and how I put it there

Laughing off inquiries
Writing in this virtual diary

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Recent Hiding Poems
scar
by Hannah Woerner

I was so so stupid to mark where we can see
Now everywhere I go this scar follows me

And I can’t escape the purple glow
Coming from the ripped skin below
I’m trapped by a sickening glare
Reminded of why and how I put it there

Laughing off inquiries
Writing in this virtual diary

......

Continue reading
Masks
by Hannah Woerner

I feel as if this is a mask I’m wearing~
All of this pain and despair~
has no room here~
Happiness around every corner~
Makes any watcher wonder~
What makes her think she can feel this way?~
Entitlement seeps through the crack in her ploy-
Because she likes more than boys?~
Acceptance leaves no room for the cage~
She locks herself in and writes on a page~

......

Continue reading
The Ugly Peacock
by Leo Warne

Once lit vibrantly in the day
now my colors fall away.
Freezing wind tears at my skin,
embarrassed in front of all the hens.
Circling eyes of green and blue,
I'm left alone without a hue.

Never to be truly free,
hiding away, inside of a tree,
hoping they will never find

......

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