5 edition of My Mask Is, Prison Poems & Stories by Women found in the catalog.
My Mask Is, Prison Poems & Stories by Women
September 30, 1999
by A Small Garlic Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||30|
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My Mask Is, Prison Poems & Stories by Women (fragment) Mis Hijos by Mary Gonzalez. You boys are my fuerza My pride and future. Los tres son como un treasure que I cherish and love.
And even though we're apart, siempre siempre, You will live in my heart. Ninguna distancia, ni tiempo will ever erase the closeness we share.
I went to my bookshelf and uncovered something I once bought at the Anarchist Bookfair in Montreal. It’s called Words Without Walls and it’s published by a grassroots organization called Books Beyond Bars.
They run book exchanges and writing programs with women in prison in Nova Scotia. This poem touched me a lot. I am a simple boy and my heart is clear, but in this world everyone has bad intentions.
No one wants to let you happy. So a lot of problems occurred my life. I trusted those people who make fun of my feelings. So I wore a mask of fake smile and happiness. My parents don't believe in me. They always think that I am a /5. This is basically my life story since I was I was always hiding behind my book, which was my mask.
In middle school, my mask shifted from the book to the mask in the poem, the one you wear on your face. I was always pretending to be happy until at night, where I was always crying and fantasizing about dying and committing suicide/5.
I remember the first time I touched a cigar, put it to my lips and you guided me. Or when I touched a beer. Mommy, I was only How about when I had home pass from the foster home and you shot up on Thanksgiving. I'll never forget. My eyes were exposed.
I can't say I forgive you, but now I see where I came from. My childhood was taken from me/5. Aztec Mask. I wanted a man’s face looking into the jaws and throat of life With something proud on his face, so proud no smash of the jaws, No gulp of the throat leaves the face in the end With anything else than the old proud look: Even to the finish, dumped in the dust, Lost among the used-up cinders, This face, men would say, is a flash, Is laid on bones taken from the ribs of the earth Author: Paul Laurence Dunbar.
Oh don't mind this, it's just my mask. It hides the grief, it hides the strife, I wear this mask, to escape the knife. Don't forget this, my pain is real, I'm not lying, this is how I feel. You sit there saying, it can't be true, it is for me, just not for you.
You say my heart, must be a sight, cold as ice, and black as night. Greenwolfe (8/30/ PM). Another wonderful rhythm and rhyming poem of the kind I usually write. You should really like to read some of mine. Poems for when a Family member is in Prison. Prison is the punishment that keeps on taking.
Long after the individual has regretted his or her sin and wishes to go back to living a productive life, he must stay in prison wasting his precious years on this earth.
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The man behind the mask He’s silent like a grave Keeping the mask on People wonder who he is. The man behind the mask He want to break free, run wild He don’t want to be turn down He don’t want to be mild.
The man behind the. Poems About Feeling Sad, Alone And Depressed. Being or feeling alone is one of the saddest places to be. You can have all the money in the world but if you don't.
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