Skating Poem S026

The face is a mask –
Hiding one’s thoughts and feelings –
Don’t make it from glass




Copyright by Minh Tan on listed dated of completion.



Notes to this poem…

A quote I had written a few years back (and recently posted on Instagram) was

In response, my friend Halley D. asked about an equivalent quote with faces instead of books, faces also being readable. I haven’t come up with one yet but I composed this while thinking about it.

The S-series poems were composed while I was out skating on the Halifax Emera Skating Oval, to squeeze in writing time in a life that is always getting busier.


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