My Lies - Poem by RIC BASTASA

i know that you know
that i have been making lies to you
but i know that you know that
my lies are sweet
sweeter than truth
lovelier than
what had been keeping
you so unhappy
and so we are taking the risk
of loving
throwing away all our possibilities
catching up
with what is there at this moment
when we undress our bodies
and see for ourselves
the more beautiful part of our
naked truths
my lies my love
are sweeter than truths
that never made you smile
in all your

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 5, 2010

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