Hidden Wings

Madam Butterfly
14" x 18" mixed media on canvas

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The Masquerade

They see me,
but don't see me,
human minions of blood and family

My wings are invisible to them,
so they can't see the Faerie
at my core

But inside,
I am
the Daughter of the Otherworld,
where is it recognized
that the truest freedom
is being who you are.