Writing Prompt: Behind the Mask

Use the image as a starting point. What’s the story behind this picture? Write a poem inspired by the image.

Write about a time you were in costume. What was the occasion?

People often wear masks, whether literal or figurative. Examine your characters. What masks do they hide behind? What secrets or insecurities are they trying to cover up? When and where have you encountered this tendency in your own life?

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