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Superficial Me


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For Charlie

You don't swallow it;
The usual clever claptrap,
I offer up to fools.


When in conversation;
Inconsequential ramblings,
Are as rubbish in your eyes.


However carefully presented;
My feigned charms,
Could never flatter you.


The frauds that I commit;
Are threatened by exposure,
With your ever piercing scrutiny.


It alarms me;
How my defenses,
Daily are defeated.


Where all others fail;
Your frank reality,
Has brought me to my knees.


You've prevented me;
From further acts of treason,
That would have made me hollow.


I admire you so;
For putting an end,
To the superficial me.


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