RIC S. BASTASA


faking it


without the eye
contact
the words become
obscene
the conversations
have become
too personal

the masks have
become our very own
faces

we were looking for
love in all places
only to find it here
and then after the kiss
we taste something that
we can compare

and then i must complain
it is not the legal
tender

the saliva is fake.

Submitted: Monday, August 11, 2014

Topic of this poem: love


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