Monday, February 27, 2012

Your human qualities make me sad

A is for avarice
H for hypocrisy, so human
we believe we are different from you in
our specific sins;
certainty in times of doubt
surliness when a gentle touch is called for
a rude retort in place of silence.
S for selfishness, the saddest seed of
discontent, our backs to each other in
what should be a comfy bed.

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