Face 面子

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Face 面子

Substance empty —
shadow full.
Never tempt me
strings to pull.

Face is mask —
is shame's reverse.
Then "face" is "shameless"?
how perverse!

And mask is face —
concealment, still.
Façade in place,
but covering nil.

Fraud promoted —
worth destroyed.
Painted screens
obscure a void.

Nothing seen,
the veils unfurled?
I am sober —
drunk, the world.

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