i ask you

to satisfy me

with an unrealistic


that life

will require

no sacrifice

as i struggle to be

like the love

that plants me

square on my feet


© M.G. Iannucci 2018

Trust and honesty are scarce in our world. The best you can do is cultivate it in yourself and not to expect it from anyone else.

“The Creator is your husband” (Isaiah 54:5).

Art by G. Preece

18 thoughts on “Ruse

      1. so very true, my friend Maria … it is so hard to maintain that – thank you again for sharing a part of your soul.

        warmest wishes.

        Peace and Equality and Love and Respect and Justice for All ✌ ✊ 👍

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