Actors Wear a Special Mask

Music: Guitar Suite in G minor: Pastorale
By Robert deVisee. Sequenced by Lory Werths

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Actors wear a special mask:
One that's most revealing.
When they pretend they're someone else
They hang themselves to dry.

The tears and screams they've made their task
Leave nothing for concealing.
Each wound must bleed again, or else
The audience won't cry.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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