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a see through veneer

   
 
Hiding behind    
those masks you cling    
shines a reality    
where honesty sings    
   
Keen and clever    
you shy away    
confessional endeavor    
'twas not a forte    
   
Push, ignites to shove    
innocence on full display    
time presses, it's seconds bided    
while answers wilt, shaded gray    
   
Motives are lean    
as are concrete truths    
sharing deep confessions    
seeds— to fully rooted proof(s)    
   
Pretense conforms
with abundant ease    
when the verdict's in the pudding,    
stinking of ripened decay    

Purest revelation lie(s)  
as a sort of 'window-dressing'—

A tortured display.    
   
   
   
   
   
   
Bluevelvete
Written by Bluevelvete
Published | Edited 11th Oct 2021
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