Introduced in February 2013 – an invitation, a prompt, a linky. Write exactly a 100 words on the prompt and publish it on your blog – a story, a poem, a mini-essay. The linky will be open right up to next Friday, after which I will have a new prompt and a fresh linky.

100 Words On Saturday 7 Prompt : MASK/S

Maybe you first tried one on for fun.
Or it was just easier for you
To be the masks you wore
Because being you hurt too much?
Did the masks bring you more acceptance?
Did they make you feel stronger?
Did they bring you love?
Perhaps they did so for a while.
Then you got used to wearing one all the time
Now you feel exposed without a mask.


Masks – you can keep trying different ones
But finally under them all
It’s always You.
So take them off and claim yourself back
Because you are beautiful just being


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