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Printable Animal Names Writing Worksheets with Digital Flipbook

Children love animals and what's the best way to practice their handwriting than using these engaging worksheets with digital flipbook! ...

We Wear the Mask By Paul Laurence Dunbar



We wear the mask that grins and lies,
It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,—
This debt we pay to human guile;
With torn and bleeding hearts we smile,
And mouth with myriad subtleties.

Why should the world be over-wise,
In counting all our tears and sighs?
Nay, let them only see us, while
       We wear the mask.


We smile, but, O great Christ, our cries
To thee from tortured souls arise.
We sing, but oh the clay is vile
Beneath our feet, and long the mile;

But let the world dream otherwise,
       We wear the mask!

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