no longer naive

January 20, 2013
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when sweet words roll off
your appealing tongue,
i find myself hesitating

to search for the truth.

if it had been a year earlier,
in the beginning of june,
i would have foolishly believed
every direct pronoun
and poorly worded sentence
that slid out of your
filthy, deceitful mouth.

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Mckay This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 8, 2013 at 4:38 pm
Great points in this poem. 
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