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Up In Smoke

Like a magician you perform, To your audience of one
Making people disappear, All in the name of fun

Acrid smoke and mirrors, Play a dangerous game
And for a clown as me, I live with only shame

Dimming of the lights, Curtains slowly spread
Is this all the final act? Will I soon by dead?

The music starts its tempo, Softly calls to me
“Come now lonely child, I can make you free.”

There are no expectations, Nothing you need fret.”
But I see through his charade, It leaves me with regret

At last this great performer, Reveals himself you see
Life is but a vapor and behind this mask was only me

©Up In Smoke by SBDMB (MM)

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Counterfeit Identity

Counterfeit Identity

A face in the mirror, Eyes piercing through me

I do not know who you are.

Peering as if into my very soul, Boring ever deeper

I am frozen from existence.

Trying to speak, To question this pretender

She walks away from the mirror.

But I must remain, Lost to my reality

Caught within my own reflection.

by~Southern By Design (MM)©

Woman Looking at Reflection

Woman Looking at Reflection — Image by © Elisa Lazo de Valdez/Corbis

 

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