BEHIND THE MASK by Annsofi Hjärtström

Behind my well established
Protective mask
Is a lot of LIFE
There is happiness and joy
Smiling and laughter
A wish to have fun
There is curiosity
And tons of creativity
An ocean of dreams
Visions of the future
There is an improved ability to love
Both giving and receiving
My mask has helped me survive
But I don’t need it anymore
I am on the journey
Of letting my true self out
The protection system
It is a slow and long journey
So I need to be patient
(Not a strength of mine)
I like what I have seen so far
Behind my mask
And I am excited to continue
This journey
What else will I find