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Smiling Mirages

The sand of the sea, what are they to me?

Smiling mirages that drift by in lines.

Tried building castles but it seems to be,

the waves take them down every time.

 

I guess there’s a beauty in watching them flow,

like a kaleidoscope, swirling away,

back to their nature where they always go,

leaving me here at the end of the day.

 

Looking out as the sun sets to the se...

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Things

Things to adorn yourself.

Things for your home.

Things of a thousand kind, 

what do you own?

 

Gather it all til you have everything,

but know this that when the day’s done –

 

despite all your things

you don’t have a damn thing

if the sun sets…

and you’ve got no one. 

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Illusions

Pretend not to notice.

Pretend you don’t see.

Protect at all cost

your illusions of me.

 

Don’t read what I write

on the lines of my page,

you’ll only find flaws

that you’ve long wished away.

 

Just keep smiling at me,

I’ll keep smiling at you.

You be who you are

and I’ll do what I do.

 

I’ll try not to let

all the things in my mind

stray far fro...

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