Finding her mask

Invokes painful memories

Of past tasks

Ritual exhausting

Facade always in place

This mask, she throws away

Free to live

Free to forgive

No hint of sadness

Not even a trace

All emotions, freely flitting

Now written

All over her face

Copyright- 2017 Vivian Zems

Written for dVerse Poet’s Pub

Quadrille Prompt- Free.


A quadrille is a poem of exactly 44 words (excluding the title) which uses the prompted word. In this case the word is “free”.  Come and join in the fun!