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nineteen ninety-two.

Is this genuine?
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Words memorised.
Someone else’s words.
Long sentences, but then —
beautiful ones.
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Makeup they put on me.
Too many bulbs around the mirror,
but we all had to do it, so it was okay.
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Cues. I need to remember my cues,
so I can speak when I’m supposed to.
Cues are very important.
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And what if I mess up?
With all my lines learnt
and with my perfect makeup.
They’ll realise I’m fake.

tibor

Enthusiastic photographer. Loves stories too.