Jon Edward Walker

Rookie (6-26-1980 / othello)

Pathetic Pretense - Poem by Jon Edward Walker

I pretend I’m in love with you
I need someone
I’m crazy reckless when I’m alone
when I’m talking to your eyes
I pretend like they care,
are interested
and when I hold you I pretend
your not cold
when I wake up
I make a banana smoothie
and throw my heart in the blender
before I get back in bed with you
and I pretend
you think it tastes good

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 14, 2005

Poem Edited: Saturday, November 19, 2005

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