Alone, with too much generosity
A theatre mask of hostility attracts
Assaults occur, infrequently
And those who come, to conquer?
But damage accumulates
Still moving him to tears
Retained a sense of humour
I keep it cryptic to invoke thought and feeling. It may or may not be specific to a time, place, person or occurrence, and it doesn't really matter. The experience is in the past... it's the effect that moves forward with us.