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A Fool’s Charade

The lights are dimming
the crowd has gone
the curtain falls
on your one man show

No applause
no encore
just the silence of disdain
and the deafening clamor of distrust

The echoes of your voice
resound off the walls
the charade of your performance
now apparent to all

Fool hardy and unaware
you repeat your lines
to none
over and over until you believe

“If a tree falls in the forest, does it make a sound?”
Not upon deaf ears


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