United States
40° 8' 26.5596" N, 74° 12' 22.2948" W

Like an Eskimo, I wear many layers
I am kept hidden away
Safe from discovery or attack
Each layer represents insecurity
I put on more layers
I want to stay hidden
My layers act as a security blanket
Hiding my true self
I protect my body, guilt and shame from being ousted
No one can know
Hiding keeps me isolated
I wish I could remove a layer
Even just one to start
Without the layers I’d be free
No longer imprisoned
Set free


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