Self

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 gossips stare a witless soul is bared

never shared or even cared

such a pity being so vain

flawed behavior hard to bear

 an alter ego exclaims – beware!

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This week the event is to write a story or poem of 5 Lines or Less using the word vain. Please drop by and join the fun at Patricia’s Place

Eugenia

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36 responses to “Self

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  3. This is just too beautiful, and horrendously close to reality, at the same time….

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  4. This so prompted thoughts of Carly Simons line “You’re so vain, you probably thin this song is about you …” ^^ Excellent!

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  5. Yes I’m vain.
    I look into my mirror and see me.
    The way I think I am.
    You look at me from the outside,
    I pray to God you see my beauty shining from within.

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  7. Great take on ‘vain’.

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  8. A colorless soul…vain. As they say, (whoever they are) you hit the nail on the head. Thanks for linking to In Other Words.

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  9. Yes, I thought of Carly Simon (whom I love) when I saw Patricia’s prompt for us. This poem fits right in. Hugs.

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  10. my soul is on ice
    which can be nice
    the sun will
    rise
    and so too will i

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  11. Sounds rather like the psyche of reality TV stars: famous for being famous.

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  14. This is penned beautifully

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  15. Wow! Lovely

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