"Man is not what he thinks he is, he is what he hides."
What elaborate #ruse has your MC masterminded? I want to meet your conmen and evil geniuses.
#vss365 #vss365a #prompt
R U S E https://t.co/WYu3YnjgmU
Let’s get it straight
I refuse to amuse
Stop the hate
Don’t use me as a #ruse
Been through enough
So have you
Want to see tough
Then I’ll do as I say & not as you do
I know what I’m not
But I have a heart
I forgave and you forgot
Think again before you start
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People will look back
on these days
before the #ruse
Back to when
words of truth
and ultimately spoken
A new world
can live on
just a token.
As a CIA field operative, I have a #ruse or two up my sleeve. I deployed them all. Phony death certificates. Fake blood. Exploding undergarments. All for naught. Here I was facing another vacation with his parents and that damn ukelele.
Ana always heard, ‘Who’s the fairest of them all?’ Bullied by a cultural #ruse of how beauty is depicted in society, Ana began starving herself. With each pound lost, she was trapped in the #EatingDisorder snare. Dying-she cried, “I won. I’m thinnest of them all.
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'Apparently it was the biggest hoax of the early 20th Century.'
'So the photo is a complete #ruse?'
'Yep. They became known as The Cottingley Fairy photos. It was all done with cardboard cutouts.'
'Wow. The human looks so real though,' said Buttercup the Pixie.
a #ruse to a solitude
how you seemed to know the way
excavating through puddles
from decades of decay
finding hidden jewels
taken from the light
hiding there in the darkness
forgetting the will to fight
My truth with #ruse
I am done
Im not here
I gave you all
And like a doll
You played me
Make me crawl
When I say
You have to leave
No time to grieve
I suffered enough
In your crime
Now is time
And set myself free
‘My parents want us to visit, Alph.’
‘Tell ‘em my granny died, Betty.’
‘You mean lie?’
‘I prefer to think of it as a cunning ruse.’
‘I think your #ruse by any other name still stinks as badly. That’ll be the third dead granny you’ve told ‘em about.’
I am Wreck-It Ralph
That my life
Might be a #ruse
Makes me feel unsure
Can be less than pure
That by baser
I am often lured
I find in me a cure
Give in to humility
So my Good
I loved the sleepy end of day routine when the kids were little. Tea, bath, pyjamas, bed and story. But when they wanted the same book night after night, I became very weary myself. I often tried to skip a few pages but they’d always see straight through that #ruse. #vss365a https://t.co/Ph026bEiNR
Just been there
W/ her fiercely
Handful of hope
in d wildly wind
But they try
to drag her
Wit thy pulse
In hatred world
they will see
In her Fire
She placed her pocket watch on the mantel, knowing; time was the biggest #ruse of all.
"Miss, there's a man at the door."
Her heart stopped, palms began to sweat.
It was too soon.
"Let him in Alfie, and offer him some tea."
She grabbed the watch~
Just one last adventure.
mourning is no #ruse
when we experience the loss
a pet a dream or a friend
I believe we’ll see them again
I could not go on
howling would stop earth’s spinning
for love never ends
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Hurtling through space
debris fly everywhere
heavy rain heals fresh wounds
queen of leaden doubts
tries on carnal #wings
king of sensual delights
swallows bean of mystic gray
#ruse burns in
they live differently
but that's how they love.
She'd always believed the afterlife was a clever #ruse to bribe or terrify the gullible. Do this and you'll go to heaven, don't...and it's hell fire for you pal.
But as she watched him lowered into the grave, she bit her lip bloody, and hoped it was all true.
#vss365 #acrostic #ruse
paper bag promises
crinkled skin thin
admired evry crease
u wouldnt let me n
I couldnt understand
dotted in times magic
u swore was sin
evry syllable a declaration
evry word an echo in my wind
taller #ruse than the mountains
but still the oceans win
With school back in session, we continued our #ruse, as two lovebirds. Nobody knew we had married in the summer. My friend, Jamey would introduce us at parties by saying, “This is Gimpy and Ginny, two cats that think they are in love, but it’s only sweet heat. #vss365 #1linewed
#VSS365 #Ruse #acrostic
Lyza didn't trust anyone. Women talked too much. Eighty percent of what men said was bullshit, spewed from universes in their own heads. Family said she lacked #empathy, but she believed the world was a #ruse, a simulation, and she was ready to be free of it.
Hallucinations of freedoms wet and wasted dreams, battered by plastic flippers of pinball machinery,
Wizards of the forever #ruse, flashing scores and promises, offering breaks in the fragmented states of heaven, or heavy payoffs for the use of our souls,
He messaged her an innocent question. One certain to get a reply.
Happy to help she replied with a smile.
"The first is an anthology, the second a daily word to stoke the hearts and minds of writers.
The #ruse worked, step 1 in his evil plan complete. https://t.co/l5LFF4ZNOG
Wasn't about a grand theory of everything, was about making the correct sequential moves, twisting the puzzle of reality until it showed it's true face and the #ruse had no choice but to drop the disguise and say bonjour.
Don't #ruse me,
Don't abuse me,
Don't become a nightmare,
Don't create a culture of fear,
Love means empathizing & caring,
Love means sharing,
It is time 2 introspect,
It is time 2 repair & reset,
It is time 2 restart,
Before we fall apart,
#vss365 #vss365a #amwriting #poetry
The #dissonance of distant approaching sirens stirs me from intense concentration composing a near future spec-fiction #film about a con artist pol whose #ruse goes awry yet he wins more and more elections until his dystopian universe becomes our decades long nightmare.
#Internet & #SocialMedia are a tool,
Being used 2 #ruse the innocent & fool,
Politicians use it exceptionally,
They lure the innocent emotionally,
It is time 2 create the awareness,
There is nothing more important than,
The job, security and wellness,
#vss365 #vss365a #amwriting
"The creation of man is an elaborate #ruse planned by the universe!"
'Earth is prime real estate! The way we r going,we'll destroy it soon,a new planet can come up here!"
''Can't the universe just blow up earth?'
"Nah! It likes taking time & having its fun!'
Drowning our senses in potions mixed n loaded with the spittle & spunk of establishments, standing above the hierarchy of mountainous faces that we call brands n governments.
The #ruse itself now a cloud mind of it's only inception, deceiving even itself.
And so it goes.
Of all the deception in the world, there's a #ruse worse than all: the ones we pull over ourselves. We tell our body it's not injuried, our mind says it's stable, emotions under control, heart unscarred. Reality reveals the opposite, but no, "I'm doing well."
We fell n fall with tattered paradigms, toward sharp, multifaceted lies.
Gripping with the fingerless hands of time, walls of power branded #ruse, the plastic coated liars, slippery with single use truths and throw away arguments, the momentum of our demise increases.
I rolled with the thunderous words of your #ruse
Lighting up the skies and landscape
With the twisted forms of deceit made pretty
Silhouettes of destruction dancing to the mad beat of ghosts from once were forests
The year was 1992. He had a crush on a girl in his class. To his surprise one day, she asked him out - he obviously said yes.
A few hours later, she cruelly revealed to the class that it had all been a #ruse.
A quarter of a century, and he still dwells on it.
A #ruse...just trickery
what means will you...employ
wishing to deceive...who's your intended
care to share your strategy
your lies and schemes..
the real deal...
the trickster...the deceiver
Hello my friends. Welcome to our meeting. I'm raccoon and today we will be talking the #ruse of humanity. "Humans are nuts." Yes squirrel, they are. Let's start with: anyone trip a human while they stared at a screen? I heard turtle tried. Next time buddy.
After the bus, we were taken into a big barn. The soldier looked okay; collar loose, big smile. “Sweets kids?” he called. There were big tubs.
“What you get?”
“Red one – you?”
It was a #ruse. Reds were taken one way, greens another. I never saw my sister again. #vss365
The man locks eyes with Coyote. This is critical for the #ruse. Humans are good at spotting lies, after millennia of training by tricksters.
“Um, thanks.” He hands over the keys.
Coyote smiles. If you can fool the eyes, humans will believe anything.
#vss365 He liked to think that his life was a story being written by a benevolent Author. There was no need for him to plot or plan any subtle #ruse. Then he met you and he wants to move this chapter along to a happy ending. His dull words don’t seem up to the job.
“We have half the country demanding answers!” Screamed Nyobo. “Deception knows no shame.” She walked away. “Anticlimactic!” He was too scrupulous to believe it was a #ruse. So he marched on solo toward the deserted craft. “What the? Is this 5G or? Oh God!” Another psy-op. #vss365
#vss365a #vss365a #agenda #media #poetry #poem #antared #micropoetry
'Welcome to introductory farming, now watch me as I grab the udders. Squeeze down and push out the milk'.
'Two at once sir, nice. Wanna grab a drink later?'
'What? Is this a #ruse?'
'Not at all, but 30 minutes of you with my wife and I'll have a very happy birthday'.
You weren't supposed to find out this way. I never intended for you to discover at all.
But I've said too much.
You look into my eyes, place a hand on my forearm, and I watch the realization melt over your face that my tough exterior is a #ruse,
and I've fallen for you.
"I want to give you this #ruse," said the con-artist.
"Don't you mean rose?" she asked.
"Absolutely. My apologies. You take my words away."
It was the kind of line she always waited to hear.
She smiled and he did too.
He'd cry "Fake news!"
But it was just a #ruse
He tended to use
To gloss over the fact that he's a horrible fascist scumbag
Still not got the hang of this poetry lark. 🙄🤣
“This is a bad idea.”
“Do want to get even or not?”
“No one is going to buy this #ruse.”
“This isn’t a ruse. Just read the note.”
“Eddie Munster, please report to the principal’s office for ...” *suppressed laughter* “being a stinky poop face.”
"The Trojan horse was a cool #ruse, but still lame compared to the Viennese cow!"
"The Viennese what?"
"You haven't heard of it?
Oh wait, what year is it now?"
"Oh...forget what I said. The horse was cool."
I should be more careful when I travel through time.
She kept a smile stretched across her face as her pulse quickened. The cheap wallclock marked each tortuous second she sat before the court members. They felt it too, the silent tornado in the room, the force of her #ruse unravelling.
There was no #ruse better than the one we laid on their triangle castles.
We promised them eternity in exchange for their worship, then spat furballs apon their tombs.
They’re not so foolish nowadays, but I still find my human with my excrement in her hands.
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Lightning through the bones of deceased and defunct
Windowless, soulless, ruination of minds former cities
Drowned by the hex of serotonins misguided #ruse
A black and white film
Devoid of life and colour that nature once offered
in the use
far you well,
open up the
gates of hell..
"Why have you come?"
"To steal you away, princess."
"This isn't a #ruse?"
"Why trick? My adoration, nay, my love, isn't a lie."
"Adoration is different than love, knight. You can adore a vase..."
"And I can love you."
"Honest. Let us go."
What’s the #ruse here my friend? Which way do you want me to look so you can do your thing? Sure, I’ll go on down there for a bit. I would rather play along than call you out. I can see you’re not ready. I understand. You’re still my friend. #vss365
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Against her "friend's" coercive behaviour; she realised it was all a ruse to get her to have sex with him, she ran a million miles from this frog https://t.co/20F1Qg0Ara
He let me love
The things I love
Out of the corner of his I
Hope-a strong brew
in the GreatSchemeofThings
Of the absence of his
Hand on my shoulder
Turning me toward 2morrow
How 2 hold up a sky
We no longer share
It was a #ruse
when Abby feigned friendship
The truth was much more sinister
Pushing her over the bridge
Fit of rage
Their teacher Mr. Howell
both enamored by
He watched the drama
Reaching out his hand
Taking Abby home
The #ruse started at birth
To prove what we’re worth.
Ruthless competition followed
Topping each other with how we swallowed.
But pain and despair finally made clear
What we needed to hear.
Life’s too short. We need cheer—
Kindness, compassion, and love near.
The #ruse was in place
The user was sure of it
Now watches them squirm
Desperate,rattling the ruthless dealer provided deadly #ruse . Contemplating hard if the brown powder was authentic, blindsided by intense craving. She mainlined the heroin, The ultimate hit. Collapsing into the arms of her close friend, who also overdosed weeks earlier #vss365
Fated love, they say. Written in the stars. Meant to be.
But the high school sweethearts' smiles are a #ruse, as they stand before friends in white and black.
One hides a broken heart; the other, a broken promise.
#vss365 #vss365a #Illuminati #freemasonry
WHY DID THE CHICKEN CROSS THE BLADE?
Honey everybody eats chicken. Chicken is food. Chicks are so sweet. Don't mind what the others say. It is purely a #ruse. But mammy maybe the chicken crossed the road just to get away from the blade. Eat up honey. No mammy, said she.
Alright, I’m listening, but I would rather look at you with your #ruse of a dress on the floor. Walk over to me, not away. Yes, you can keep your glasses on, I want you to see me too. Now, tell me what you want for dinner #vss365a #lovelikehell