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smooth show

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By Mescaline BrissetPublished 3 months ago 1 min read
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I became a freak on stage

to disclose all the intricacies of the so-called lowlife

a pathetic show with me in rags

fighting with my own shadow


what lies behind this safety curtain?

is there all the knowledge I need to gain?

to smooth out rough edges and feel good

with the world getting along on its own without me?


then I delve into my little world

where they say everything is wrong and that I am scum

looking out of sorts

while passing my own yard


contempt observed and felt inwardly

despite the smiling face outward flaunt

that’s enough for now and thanks for the jest

I think there are too many faults in this zone already


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Mescaline Brisset

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in spite of everything,

don't do it.

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and your gut,

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