Saving Face

by Sableshade

Saving Face (Echoes: Shameless Opaque and Selfless Option)

 

 

 

**Shameless Opaque**

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““Look at you, shedding your whole to random cascades.

Some reflection; reflecting again, digging, diving the dusty database…

 

 

Remember when you didn`t need tricks like this? Look at me, you`re not blasé to me.

You`re not in a state of raze, it`s merely a phase, a theme. Erase this efface…

 

 

What are you trying to save? Your color, your race?

You`re trying to see it their way, but I see you`re still saving face.

 

 

Why so afraid of them? This isn`t a race…

Having some doubts, are we? Want to cuddle over it, within my Space?…““

 

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**Selfless Option**

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“No thank you… I will not be buried in impatience,

I will not- break my ribbon or my own left hand,

I will not let my colors make me…

I`ll fight for my Love, my Table, my Place.

 

 

 

 

You`re not my brace- you`re mine!

Not something that I`ll beg and bargain for with my hell bent fury and boundless determination-

you chase. Give me a taste? Piss off!

 

 

 

I light the path for those better, who know better, and the better me.

In the dark, (you, me) we are me.

In the light, (from what I see) there`s too many, of me…

But here, you`re not my ace. I will not lose pace- I refuse to my other, I`ll refuse to you.

I`ll not bend to you again- I won`t deface.

 

 

Besides, if you really know me, I`d still stand up to my weaknesses… My Love, My Table, My Place- I`ll fight for what I stand for.

…If you really know me… I`d still respect my embrace.“

 

 

 

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