It is so easy to pretend, to live in a world of make believe.

Childlike we clammer to uphold the façade.

Pretense, inauthenticity, all peddling our wares at life’s show and tell.

What are we really telling the world, when screens hide our true selves?

And selfies are tinged with guilt and resentment.

How false are we willing to become?

When ‘A Facebook Life’ becomes a figure of speech!

Is falseness next to godliness as celebrities sow the seeds,

Is genuine, authentic, real no longer a part of our lexicon?

We are so quick to believe the make believe,

We are too willing to bolster the façade.

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