The Mask

The mask covered his imperfections.

The mask hid his hatred with a smile. 

The mask hid his corruption by showing him as just a city worker.

The mask hid his evil tongue by showing him as a good man.

The mask hid his violent nature by showing him as goodnatured.

The mask hid his failure of a father by his constant photographs.

The mask hid his alcoholism by saying he never drank anymore.

The mask hid his jealousy by showing how happy he was with his own life.

The mask hid his insecurities by coming off as a big man in a small town.

 

............But then that one day, the mask fell off.

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