My Masks – Tale Weaver #41

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I was born as the eldest daughter in a family
I looked after my siblings and they were three
My Mum taught me how to market
How to feed the family within a budget
That’s probably how I get the love of shopping spree

As a student I was diligent and ambitious
With fellow students sometimes we’re boisterous
With dedication, I’ve got my degree
Moved to Europe, I want to be free
Got some Masters on Linguistics and Business

Chemistry in motion, met Him Indoors in a lab
Action and reaction, fell in love and reached our sky lab
Being a wife was fun, I thought
Even though sometimes we fought
It’s quite exciting, who says being married was such a drab?

After seven years, HRH the son was born, I’m Mum at last
I nurture him, looked after him and didn’t mind being typecast
Eighteen years later, he left the nest
To university to find his own quest
His first day of school, karate, piano lessons and time flew so fast

I love being a Business English trainer to some companies
To sales people, human resources and some became my buddies
As a freelancer I can say yes or no to a contract
I don’t have a boss and I can’t be sacked
I can still have my free time, hobbies and meet my friends with ease

I wear different masks for different roles
As a friend, enemy, depending on my goals
Life is wonderful, I’d say
So my day is never grey
Perhaps I’d think of other courses to enroll

For: Tale Weaver #41

7 comments

  1. summerstommy2 · November 26, 2015

    Lovely response to this prompt ladylee. You have worn a range of masks in your time. Good you are so happy in life. Thanks for participating.

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  2. writersdream9 · November 27, 2015

    The perspective is really fine. It’s true we all wear different masks and they are not always fake.

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  3. Bastet · November 28, 2015

    Loved this Ladylee … how many masks we wear as we live this life, you’ve certainly had some lovely ones … thanks for sharing!

    Liked by 1 person

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