Masquerading does wear thin after a while...if one cannot be who one really is.
running gets quite old as well...and figuring out what you are running from...why you are wearing the masks...what it is you fear, do that and you are half way to an answer
Yes, sometimes people run away from their problems, wearing a mask of denial ... still feeling that isolation. You captured this feeling well, Lisa. P.S. did you mean to repeat "longer" twice in our last stanza?
*your* last stanza (typing on phone :)
I specially like this part: Masquerading time worn worries in your bones-Lovely writing Lisa ~
Hiding the feeling, truth, run from who you are - hard, takes lots of energy. To ask the question - already the step toward that understanding... ~ thoughtful poem, Lisa.
One certainly is not free from fears of losing or of being deprived! Nice take Lisa!Hank
Sad when we are that lonely Lisa - and sometimes, afraid, we make ourselves so.Lovely write.Anna :o]
What poignant writing.
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