Treasure Island

Jones Jones


Perceptions


How sad that perceptions change so rapidly
When outside forces exert pressure and
Whisper half-truths into your mind
Causing you to reject me so that my pleas
Fall on deaf ears.

How sad that perceptions change so rapidly
That you don’t even allow me the chance
To defend myself against these things
Causing me to fight for my honour
On so many fronts.

How sad that perceptions change so rapidly
When I wanted to talk to you about love and life
And so many other things
Causing you to smile with joy
I could not.

Submitted: Sunday, May 11, 2008
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