fiction | reality

the line between
fiction and reality
is the one we
use to draw
ourselves.
we attempt to
write our endings –
and when our lives
don’t match up to the
portrait within, we
put on our masks
to play pretend


© Tiny Fawns, 2018

expectations

don’t get too comfortable with yourself.
there is always going to be someone
who puts you back on the shelf, unread.
all the words they didn’t read about
you, will replay and reshape themselves
inside your own head until you have a
new story – one that makes you a
little less comfortable, a little more
uneasy with yourself instead.

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written by Tiny Fawns for daily prompt: cozy

business

it’s risky business,
treating your actions
like careless transactions,
especially when others
keep the receipts
when you fail to meet
their satisfaction

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written by Tiny Fawns for daily prompt: risky

the thinker & the dreamer

they both stitch up their minds and hearts
with different seams, and yet when
vulnerability opens the door, their thoughts appear
to walk hand in hand, not as far
away from one another as they seem

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backdated post a day poem for October 28th, 2017

twisting;

emotions can be poured, spilled,
fooled more than twice
but measuring them, counting them
stacking them up to form books
which you can read back to yourself,
to look at yourself with cruel, condescending eyes
don’t be the one who chooses to see
all of the truths as nothing but lies

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backdated post a day poem for October 27th, 2017