That word will forever keep you at a distance.
A disdain for a lie, echoed by innocence, forged through proximity.
I cannot look and admire without its deliberate reverberation.
Alter a subject without its halting response.
Speak of another without its arrogant retort.
Refer to a passing conversation without its kindly rejoinder.
It keeps me from Love.
From a solemn appreciation of
Your silence and of
Your beauty and of