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by waxnwings

“Pastiche…blank parody, a statue with blind eyeballs” – Jameson

What exists
if there is nothing behind the face –
The Words,
The Actions –
that we believe our ‘selves’? 

Images of self are an incomplete canvas:
a web continually strung to structures
which Move
Replace
Displace;
There is no Original.
What is emulated
from which we wish to reaffirm ‘Existence’,
where our best efforts are only

Reflections
Representations
A Husk:
Empty Pastiche. 

Always referred,
never referee.
But still we pursue
Plenitude, a respite from
Insecurities,
The instability;
The innate consequence of a human definition.

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