Poem: Faces


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Hidden faces

…..strange plastering smiles

that draw you in to lifetimes

……of broken treaties
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Those thin-lipped eye-piercing faces

—looking through you

And you wonder:

…..is it me? Or are they captured within

their self fulfilling prophecies of

—-grainy fearful disembodiment from others
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Cavernous drawing enveloping faces

…..beckoning you in in in

to seek solace sympathy soul

To see faces in form

….personify petrify around us

We look and imagine

—-minds dicing apart trying to make sense

a picture worth no words

—we create in our own head

Thinking what we want to believe

Finding familiar faces

—-making them what we need them

To be
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