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Imitation and Perception

I languish in lack
Abound in absence
And my visageĀ 
Reflects yours
If anything at all.
Imitation is flattery,
Say thoseĀ 
Who know nothing
Of either.
My emotionless adoration
Exists in your vision,
Beautifully speculative and subjective.

Who exists in terms of self?
Without an other,
Familiarity is absurd.
Who can know
What he always sees?
In this way,
I present myself...

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