Sunday, November 4, 2012

Nature

It is not in my nature
To say
"I love you"
When I do not mean it.

Unfortunately,
It is in yours.

The prompt at OSI this week is nature. To join in or read the other contributions go here
This poem is also linked to The Poetry Pantry.

19 comments:

Harshad Mehta said...

Oh, I love this!

J Cosmo Newbery said...

Mmm...conflict - doesn't bode well for the future!

joanne said...

a story waiting to unfold.....

rch said...

Short and sweet (maybe not so sweet), very good!

Bing Yap said...

made me wonder what the story is behind this story... lovely piece!

kaykuala said...

Seems things are going towards things negative. Both ought to be careful then! Nicely Laura!

Hank

Serena said...

Wow... I feel zapped! Such a powerful piece in a small punch.

poetry-diary.com said...

I can relate to this. Succinctly put.

Abin Chakraborty said...

if only people could be more honest...

Sandra said...

interesting ...nicely put!

Listening Daisy said...

Short and meaningful, thank you for the poem.

Dave King said...

Now that could be any of us speaking... you could almost claim it as a found poem. But no worse for that. Quite the reverse.

Kim Nelson said...

I adore concision filled with meaning. I adore this.

Enigmatic Soul said...

The heart-breaking truth, yes? But how to detect if the words are true?

Lisa at Greenbow said...

I wonder how many times I have thought this very thought. Wonderful poem.

Ella said...

Ouch...I love the sass in this one!

Well done
Merry Christmas to you n' yours!

Ella said...

I want more!
YOU have captured curiosity n' wonder
well done :D

Ruchi Jain said...

yaa...true ppl always have limits of not hurting others by mere saying anything that doesn't mean..

Mikha said...

Hey, it's been a while since the last time I was a here, you have been absent some time now, I hope you're all right and everything is fine with your life, greetings and I'm one of the readers that misses you :)