Calista Miller Burton

(Detroit, Michigan, USA)

The Lie - Poem by Calista Miller Burton

It isn't easy living a lie
Pretending you care
Wanting to cry
Hoping that soon the change will come
Expected to sit afraid to run
It isn't easy deceiving yourself
Putting your feelings
Upon a shelf
Praying each day you will survive
That vicious connving
Bare faced lie.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003



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