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My Handicap

By taking off the mask, published on Jan 1, 2010

people always look

they always seem to stare

acting like life is fair

so my legs wobble

and i can't walk stright

but why am i your eyes bait?

do you know how it hurts

when all eyes are on me

no not for my beauty

not for my many talents

but for my flaw

for my uneven legs

my right leg is shorter than my left

and now every step i take is uneven

but i can't control that

nor can i control your eyes

if i could i'd stop you from glaring

stop you from staring

it makes my handicap... (more)

Tags: handicap, flaw, staring, lonely

Just One

By taking off the mask, published on Dec 30, 2009

Breathe

just one gun is all it takes

just one bullet is all it takes

just one pull is all it takes

just one shot is all it takes

just one person is all it takes

just one target is all it takes

it's so easy

but

that one gun

that one bullet

that one pull

that one shot

that one person

doesn't just effect that one target

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Tags: killing, bullet, murder, violence

Come Clean

By taking off the mask, published on Dec 30, 2009

why are you so scared

to express your thoughts

your opinions

why is it you have to hide your name

you seem ashamed

i can't blame you

you tell me my poetry is silly

yet you have the nerve to remain nameless

why do you act so tough

when you are truely soft

you insult others work

yet you don't give any advice

you just tell them how much their work sucked

while you munch on a sandwich

which you probably bought

so tell me sir

why is it you diss others

but you choose to remain nameless

... (more)

Tags: poetry, diss, insult, hidden

Forbidden Love

By taking off the mask, published on Dec 28, 2009

It took a year and a half for him to tell me

He claims he always liked me

I always liked him too

my boy friend at the time

feared he'd steal me away

he called him names

not realizing the inner pain it caused me

I had hidden feelings for him

how dare he insult him

all I wanted was to be with him

to hold him, hug him, kiss him

and never let go

he was strong and beautiful

he made me feel safe and desired

but our desires were forbidden

for he had a girlfriend

and I too was in a relationship

... (more)

Tags: religion, love, romance, cheating, desire, confessions

My Best Friend Summer

By taking off the mask, published on Dec 18, 2009

Summer approaches

she wraps her arms around me

I feel her warm sun beam on my skin

her rays kiss my face

and I feel somehow safe

I am not longer afraid of winter

turning me blue

or making me stay indoors

and giving me the flu

no, not anymore

summer is here

she whispers gently into my ear

with her soft breeze

telling me secrets

which no one else can hear

she is my friend

I can always depend on her

to come and take winter away

and give me sunny days

summer also... (more)

Tags: winter, summer, rays, seasons

my thorns, my gift

By taking off the mask, published on Dec 14, 2009

I watch with envy

the flowers around me

they sway so freely

they seem so happy

so full of life

colorful and bright

but no not me

I have the devils horns on me

these thorns restrict me

no one picks me

no one seems to want me

they leave me out

saying I'm different

saying I seem so uptight

my mother tells me

I'm just not right

she told me to see my thorns in a different light

how lucky

she says

you are

to have thorns

while all the flowers

seem... (more)

Tags: flower, rose, thorns

Just to Excel

By taking off the mask, published on Dec 11, 2009

When ever I hear the words

“why don't you apply yourself?”

I begin to cry

what do those words imply?

all I can do is reply

“I try my best”

as my heart aches from my chest

is this some type of test?

I just can't digest

what it is they want from me

they seem to be obsessed with the fact

that I am failing miserably

maybe I over react

but that questions seems to be attracted to me

everyone I meet asks me

it's like they are all out to attack me

they repetitively harass me

acting... (more)

Tags: excel, pressure, judging, improvment

Finding a Stranger

By taking off the mask, published on Dec 8, 2009

It started as a prank just a silly girl looking for fun but than he found her or maybe she found him either way it was wrong he would IM her she would message him back she did all this behind her parents back it was late she lost track of the time she was too busy trying to understand his latest pick up line he asked her if she was a virgin she said yes he asked to be her first she didn't know what to say because no one else ever treated her this way he seemed so sweet so sincere nothing like the guys she lived near she said she wasn't sure and he asked if they could meet she said her parents... (more)

Tags: rape, internet safety, predator, aim

for i am a rock

By taking off the mask, published on Dec 4, 2009

“All Jews off the train, in an orderly fashion, Now!” the tall man shouted. Some members of the Jewish people helped the unloading passengers get off from the trains' cattle carts. I watched as the confused and terrified people scanned the crowd for their families. “we stay together” I heard many fathers say to their family. Mothers held onto their children tighter than usual and babies cried as if they knew their fate. They had no idea of how bad their fate would be. Only I knew for I have seen it daily and heard the shouts and seen the smoke of the last loads of Jews coming from the chimneys.... (more)

Tags: holocaust, nazi, rock

Out in the Field

By taking off the mask, published on Dec 2, 2009

Rain falls around me like broken glass. I sit on the field, now covered in muddy grass. I hold my knees against my chest, as the rain falls on me making me feel cold, and wet. I’m sitting in mud, and the wetness is seeping through my light blue dress. A tear waits by the corner of my eye to drip down my face, My boots are filled with rain, and my hair is soaking and frizzy. But the tear stays frozen in its place. My body shivers, my dreams disappear, as lightning appears, and thunder pounds in my ears. How I ended up here… I’m not quite sure. I look down at my sundress, remembering the happy... (more)

Tags: tears, rain

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