RIC S. BASTASA


Just pretend, life goes on and on


When you wake up
like me, just pretend

that nothing really
happened.

that is the way
how life goes on.

it may look back
but it does not say anything.

it looks at the window
to the road and sees

a car, creating eddies of
dust towards a far away

place, which of course,
does not necessarily

include us, just me moving
and just you, going home.

Submitted: Sunday, September 01, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 03, 2013

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