Why Did He Not Ask?

when he sees
you holding it
he thinks
you are the thief

when he sees
you giving it away
he says you are
the briber.

why did he not
ask?
he should have
known why.

to me he has
become the most dangerous
man on earth.

by RIC BASTASA

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Great poem, love it!
One of the best poems at this site. You must be reader of good poetry. You create wonderful imagery. I am going to read your other poems.
(Happiness (Reconsidered) by Judith Viorst.) **A fine visual of happiness.
That's a very nice poem. i am really taking in by your style of writing.
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