No More

You shield

You hide

You create a mask

You're afraid

You're afraid if people see the real you

They will be disappointed and dislike

They don’t see every side of you

You show them your best

You show them you're happy

You learn to hide away the pain

You learn to fake a smile

And you forget who you are sometimes

I am trying to remember

I remember the things that make up me

Music, memories, experiences, creativity

The walls I've built up for so long,

need to be torn down

Because I need to remember who I am

I need strive to be the person I want to be

I need to accept my flaws

I need to pull back the curtain

and be okay

No more hiding in fear

No more living in layers of masks

No more

 

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