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Beautiful Illusion

A Poem

By Atomic HistorianPublished 3 months ago Updated 3 months ago 1 min read
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Beautiful Illusion
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A thin veneer is all we see

When we’re here

A thin slab of marble here

A dash of paint there

All to hide the stench

Of the rotting corpse

Of glory passed

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Atomic Historian

Heavily irradiated historian developing my writing career. You can follow me on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. To help me create more content, leave a tip or become a pledged subscriber. I also make stickers, t-shirts, etc here.

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  • Randy Wayne Jellison-Knock3 months ago

    Missed opportunities with 20-20 hindsight. Only not even my hindsight is 20-20, lol. Achingly relatable.

  • marie e ehlenbach3 months ago

    Nicely done!

  • Babs Iverson3 months ago

    Eric, wonderful inspirational poem!!!❤️❤️💕

  • Cathy holmes3 months ago

    VEry Nicely done.

  • Mother Combs3 months ago

    great flow

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