The Mask

Generous spirit

Oft illusive

Cloaked in grey tweed

Lurking suspicious

Behind peeling walls

Sweat stained by desperate fist


Prisoner of pride

Indentured to the vengeful

Master of disguise

Star of dim-lit stage

Whore of critic’s acclaim

Begging to be seen

Behind the mask of



Keyword: Generous


About Phil

Hi, my name is Phil. I’ve managed to escape the corporate world, rid myself of excess belongings, travel the country extensively in my old Winnebago, and find a new home on a beautiful barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico. I define myself as: a free spirit, a writer, a philosophical anarchist, a poet; a lover of nature, a lover of art, a protector of animals, as well as a devoted friend and partner
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4 Responses to The Mask

  1. Pingback: Generous – Daily Prompt – ladyleemanila

  2. Pitchforkin' says:

    Now that’s superb. 🙂


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