Mask It With A Mask

I wear a mask, thick as leather


Beneah the seams fear keeps the mask together



No scars lie behind this invisible shield


A single word is all that's concealed



Failure has such a negative connotation


One who fails is an abomination



More effort


More skill


A failure won't be good enough and never will



We forget that each failure is an attempt


An effort


We ignore that success does not come without a single mistake



I will never loosen up the seams of my mask


And explain to you my dreams



For when I don't acomplish a single goal


Your love will burn its very last coal



And I will freeze alone in our trailer


Because of the way we learn to hate failure




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