“And, after all, what is a lie? ‘Tis but the truth in a masquerade”


Inspired this week by OSIbadge‘s prompt of


Removing the mask
Of the life I was caught in
Liberating me
Behind the disguise
Was much hope, love and laughter
Released last night – Free

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“A turkey never voted for an early Christmas.”


For MacD and Collin


  1. Well done, Vixen! I alway like your haikus!

    On a limb with Claudia’s last blog post..Grant us peace.

  2. This is just so excellent. Really. Love it.

  3. Free is good! I enjoy reading your work!

  4. reedom is a good thing wonderful haiku

  5. Ah, the freedom! Wonderful poems, Vixen. Thanks.

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  6. sue

    both poems speak eloquently of liberation!

  7. ..long time no see .. many thanks for the “hope, love and laughter”..

    zoya gautam’s last blog post..disguise.[osi]

  8. Too deep for the Great Reader. I’m deep in it anyway. Just ask my wife!
    Ruv You Looong Time!!!
    Great Reader, KIM Jong IL

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  9. You’ve really captured the lightness of freedom!

  10. Last night!?!? I’m curious.

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