ghost of some other's fortune.
the recording of a fallen star.
captured reflection reflected (neglected) ripple trick till the stomach's sick. sliding high from the other side a self (not quite the self), lady in red (covered head), clucking from beneath her covering:
don't go away stranger. stay a little longer, I've a daisy, another daisy twisted to crown and twirled tight around and begging beats for five-petal song. what are you doing with all this waiting, this tail-chasing, this mask-making? isn't there some something-or-other called to uncover (discover), isn't the sum some something-or-other, and you the only one with any math?