Personas (10/30)As the lights dim and the curtains open, I dive into my stage persona.Personas (10/30)4 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
I'm adaptable, but slow. I need time to think about my next move.
I stand before the microphone and take a deep breathe.
My voice echoes throughout the room, and I let the words flow.
I've become a different person now, one strong with words and crowds.
I speak loudly, urging on the words to form together.
They meld and shift, giving new meaning and purpose.
I made it to the end. The crowd applauds.
I disengage and return to my social persona.
I walk out into the lobby, accepting handshakes and congratulations.
I move through the crowd, always smiling.
I get to my house and go to my imagination persona.
I create words licked with flame that rouse the public.
I invent and design machines of perfection, used to assist me.
This world is full of schematics and numbers and words.
I feel alive with electricity, and smile to myself.
I close my eyes and go to my mind persona.
I think and calculate, make plans and forsee eve