Daily Prompt: Risky

Randomly exposing your lies to sheets of paper via pen

You have a script

Lines you read

Memorized over time for a play you will repeat over again

It’s no broadway show but I’ve seen the actI could never empathize with the emotions

You had my sympathy at best

Your performance was nothing more than a rehearsed act of crippling untruths

In front of you I sit in an audience housed in a theater seats filled but I’m unsure of their presence

Guest who hold tight to the gripping suspense while I sit unmasked

You asked that I stay attentive to the story

False facts

Locations that are unheard of

Timeframes that don’t match

You stumble over lines because you don’t even believe them

No practice could tear down these webs of fabrication

Caught in an entangled fib

Creating problems out of old habits while refusing to stand like a man

You’re too proud

Instead you bowed at the risk you took with this facade you got away with

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Shan Bae

My name is Shan Bae. I am a 25 year old artist and creative writer from Kansas City, MO. I am also the small business owner of Insaei Healing which translates into True Healing. I hand make jewelry using gemstones that have the ability to help aid in the healing of the chakras in the human body. I am also a Reiki Energy Healer and I use this powerful energy source to charge the gemstones in my jewelry. For more information or to purchase a choker please head over to http://insaeihealingshop.com. I am open to connect and network with people who are interested in working with me. I would love to collaborate with other poets or bloggers. You are always welcome to send me a message via the “send a love letter” page on my blog. Send inquiries to: contact@shanbae.com

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