Cherished Conversation

This is very true of social encounters in this time and age. Although it seemed to me a bit cynical at first, it is the truth when thought about. Thanks Debbie!

Debbie Gravett

The art of conversation
Being social and polite
Faded with advancing age
With the gallop of time
Way too impatient
To put up with the unkind
To tolerate false smiles
Sit listening and wondering
What they want from me
For their intent is untrue
They either don’t absorb
Or never bother to ask
A thing about me
And yet I should remember
Their detailed life plan
So these days I opt not to go
Where I’m expected to mingle
With too many
From a foreign tribe
And I value the gems that I’ve found
In my closest friends

Debbie Gravett © 2020.02.18

FOWC: Social
RDP: Go
Image by Andrew Martin from Pixabay

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