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What if

what if you open your eyes
and your whole life
is merely a dream
an unheard scream

what if you look upon yourself
and your reflection
is just obscene
a censored scene

what if you feel the skies
and the stars
are imperfections
defective sections

what if you speak in lies
and the truth
is deception
a form of fiction

what if you had the choice
to drown forever
in illusion or
would you rather
face the fact?

An endless confusion

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  1. Date: 7/30/2010 11:21:00 PM
    Friend , your opening para contains deep spirituality and philosophy ! THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO SAY THAT THIS EXISTENCE OF OURS IS A FAKE ! AFTER DEATH , WE WAKE UP TO CONFRONT OUR REAL LIFE ! THANKS ! -RAJ

  1. Date: 7/30/2010 1:53:00 PM
    Facing facts sometimes is very difficult but we all have to face them one day and in one way better now than later..Good job..Enjoyed your work..Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my work..Sara