09 March 2015

Smoke Your Mirrors

Hide this
Behind oxy-white teeth and manicured chin whiskers.
Blend in
With spray-on smells and tiny spearmint squares.
Stealth into
Skinny jeans and vintage print tees.
Cryptofy your voice
In unpunctuated twittered bursts.
Smoke your mirrors.
Fool yourself.



9 comments:

  1. "Smoke your mirrors" - fine metaphor for fading into the white noise of a false present.

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  2. Behind this veil hides the true self, so lets all let it out .

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  3. This is why I feel like I have been left behind in the mad rush to emulate celebrities.

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  4. last line is powerful

    have a nice Tuesday
    much love...

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  5. Ha.. fooling ourselves.. this is what we do, and for a purpose of a thin veneer to hide ourselves.

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  6. Charade of the online theater production...but we know better, don't we?!

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  7. So much pretense going on these days..Great write!

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  8. An excellent from me too.
    Anna :o]

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