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Face in the mirror

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Face in the mirror

The face in the mirror looks right at me
A dainty forgery I ain't acquianted with
Complete with a counterfeit smile
Perfect deception has found its niche'...

Eyes they say can never lie
Don't remember the last time they didn't
A dandy accomplice to my facial couture
Marked by a slick evasive glint...

The idyllic countenance...the devil-may-care
The proud alibis of my embrace with deceit
Being me isn't good enough...being true isn't safe
Ironical but true...feigning indeed is a feat...

The face in the mirror gloats my success
Blending perfectly in this masquerade of delight
With a silent promise to keep me afloat
A definite assurance to conceal my plight...


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  1. Date: 11/19/2010 5:24:00 PM
    So enjoyed reading your creative write tonight.. happy weekend with luv.. awesome piece luv..

  1. Date: 11/18/2010 10:27:00 PM
    looks can be deceiving indeed,, enjoyed your write,..p.d.