Smoke and Mirrors – Existential Poetry

Smoke and Mirrors

And you,

with all your glorious flowering self-deception –

your words are glowing embers

and your tongue stokes the fire

that engulfs me like paper

but I think

it fills the void inside of you.

How does it feel to sleep

with the lies you’ve fashioned from the flames?

Some may wonder how you…….

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Image Credit:

Lesser Ury, (1861 – 1931), GRUNEWALDSEE, BERLIN, signed L. Ury. and dated 93 (lower right) oil on canvas, 100 by 70.2cm., 39 3/8 by 27 5/8 in., Painted in 1893, source: Sotheby’s

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