Smoke and Mirrors

why do i even try

to be someone i know i am not

and whom others wish i was?

why do i allow myself

the pain of faking my image

when i know i should just be myself?

why do i torture myself

by being an illusion

like smoke and mirrors?

  • Author: Xander/Elyse (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: March 29th, 2021 02:02
  • Category: Sad
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  • Goldfinch60

    It is so good to be just yourself on your own but when we go out we all put on different mask for differing situations.


  • Jerry Reynolds

    Good write, X.E. We are all Chameleons it's nature, try not to miss use the skill.

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