It is my 23rd year of life

I look around me and I see

A fragile mask on me 

It's cracked and worn around the edges

Nobody can tell what's wrong 

Because I smooth out the damages

I'm tired of having to hide

How I really feel

How I disagree 

With all I wish I could unsee

I want to be free

To grab my things and go 

Go somewhere different

Where no one else will know

The way that I have lived

The way I have become 

Or the way that I once was

I want to erase it all 

To make it go away

So I can fly away 

And not drag the weight with me 



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