FACES OF FEAR, MASKS

                  FACES OF FEAR,

                      MASKS


 There is no big top, for the children they do not
 Entertain,
 They do not run around with smiles of delight, 
 Not tonight.
 They wear expressions of emotion, what is felt inside,

 Tonight faces of fear, they come out, come out from 
 Wherever they are.
 Halloween when many unusual and terrifying events 
 Take place,
 You look at them with smiles and frowns, are they 
 Clowns?
 Perhaps their masks hide the evil terror waiting for you.

 They sing and dance but not this night, they wear 
 Your fright,
 As daylight disappears and the dark of night settles, 
 They stir.
 Faces of fear are alive tonight as they come for you, 
 Just you,
 Masks are worn, these are their pictures of doom 
 Tonight.
 A clown is a clown but for them it's all turned 
 Upside down,
 Claws for hands here in this Halloween land, now 
 They dance.
 Teeth are shown sharp and full by misfits always 
 Laughed at,
 With a touch, with a haunting laugh you will be what 
 They are.
 Your mask will be real, it will show all that you feel, 
 Your clown,
 Tonight these are the demons who wear the face you hide,

 They follow you wherever you go, their gift to you is
 Torment.
 To you the gift of hell and pain is from them, their 
 Mask is you,
 Your nightmare is a clown, you awake a nightmare.


                            Keith Garrett 

One thought on “FACES OF FEAR, MASKS

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    Pada tanggal Sel, 5 Okt 2021 10.52, keithgarrettpoetry menulis:

    > Man of many thoughts posted: ” FACES OF FEAR, MASKS There is no big top, > for the children they do not Entertain, They do not run around with smiles > of delight, Not tonight. They wear expressions of emotion, what is felt > inside, Tonigh” >

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