Sunday, November 07, 2004


You seek illusion of youth.
Willing to sacrifice frown or smile.
You kill your character.
Deadened by poison
your face lies dead.

Truth killed
by inability to express emotion.
You’re seduced like Faust.
You trade the truth
for a deadly lie.
© Presbypoet, February 16, 2002, revised May 29th, 2003
What illusions do you seek?
What do you hide?
Presbypoet November 7, 2004


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