Life of a Liar

April 5, 2009
Consider the options,
Weigh both sides.
Contemplate failure,
Bide your time.

Make the world wait,
Think it through.
This last decision,
Will make or break you.

Hide from shadows
The sun presents.
Afraid of exposure,
Of those “inadequate.”

Disguised in sunglasses,
And foreign clothes.
Dressed as a different life,
But who will know?

Pass the people,
Who were once prominent,
Slip into the past,
Now incompetent.

Lock eyes in the mirror,
Study what you see.
Looking for yourself,
The life of a liar.

Is this who you want to be?

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Tierra433 said...
Aug. 24, 2010 at 3:54 pm
Nice poem. I loved it.
ErinWrites007 replied...
Aug. 25, 2010 at 11:08 pm

Thank you very much!

Your feedback means a lot! :D

Angel of music said...
Mar. 1, 2010 at 6:13 am
I loved this poem, so beautiful and the words tie together perfectly. Keep writing.
ErinWrites007 replied...
Mar. 1, 2010 at 10:27 am
Thank you very much!! I really appreciate the feedback!
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