Tag Archives: Masquerade

Reflections on Dorian Gray V: Immortality Revealed

Reflections on Dorian Gray V: Immortality Revealedby Michael DoyleArt imitates life as life imitates artMasquerading in the wantonness of the heartIt’s a fearful discovery of the monster withinThat while we don’t understand, causes us to sinActing in the the brazen … Continue reading

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Pierce the Charade

Pierce the Charadeby Michael DoyleOne thing I’ve discovered recentlyIs that I am capable of acting decentlyBut if the world could see my inspirationMaybe there’d be cause to doubt my motivationStill it is that I struggle for my bestAnd my failings, … Continue reading

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Be Your Own Hero

Be Your Own Heroby Michael DoyleIncurable as a dreaming heroStubborn as a seeming zeroWe play our parts in masqueradeEach day lived within its charadeHiding ourselves behind the music we playCaught up in front of screens all dayBecause we cannot be … Continue reading

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Slips of the Tongue

Slips of the Tongueby Michael DoyleSlips of the feeble tongueCome more often when no longer youngThings ill thought should often not be saidBut instead kept inside one’s headOur lives are played out like a movieSometimes hellbent though that doesn’t move … Continue reading

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Faceless Portraits Transcending Time

As remarkable as it may seem, AI, that is to say, Artificial Intelligence is not only being ‘taught’ to do art but some of the pieces already done to date are fetching upwards of $450,000.00 for portraits that an art … Continue reading

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Tropical Escape

A look at the modern world’s return toward tiki culture: Tropical Escape by Michael Romani A masquerade of loosened ties Relaxes into forgetting the rat race The escapism of tropical alibis Whispers acceptable excuses for feeling out of place A … Continue reading

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