Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Fallacy

From perdition I emerge

Wearing a painted grin

Grinding my teeth

Scales of fabrication

Protecting raw bones

No salvation

My delusion complete

A fallacy

In place of me

Me?

There is no me

Yet I’m all you see

4 comments:

  1. It reminds me - in the most complimentary way, you understand - of the Joker. Not the Cesar Romero, cartoonish one - the one I think of as the "real" Joker - totally unhinged, but honed to raw, razor-sharpness.

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  2. I have to agree with Heather here.

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  3. Such passion emerges here. whoa. Thank you for your post. oxo

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  4. I've heard similar thoughts from celebrities. People who think that they put on a mask for the public and in the end all they are is the mask they created.

    In my time I've been accused of wearing different masks for different people. I think it is something you have to do in order to navigate the world. That said, this is a clear warning to not 'believe the hype' and fall for the stories you tell others about yourself.

    Very Archetypical in the best ways.

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