Submit your work, meet writers and drop the ads. Become a member
Mar 2015
I know who I am
    what I remember
    how I felt
I know who I am

There is this mantle
    thrown over me
    hiding my truth
    for his benefit.

I keep throwing it off.
I am not that person.

He, most of all knows this,
    yet his mask continues
    to be painted on my face.
    Even as he is away.

This is my biggest fear:
    that I become the image
    transposed on me
    and not myself.
Lisa Neu
Written by
Lisa Neu  Saint Cloud, MN
(Saint Cloud, MN)   
1.1k
   Winn
Please log in to view and add comments on poems