a professional confessional

a professional confessional

A Poem by jacob erin-cilberto

a professional confessional



she lies effectively

and he accepts her truth


her eyes wander

while his close


the new touch

an old feel


he has no issues of trust

she's his back turned

when it must.






© 2020 jacob erin-cilberto

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They so often say that "love is blind". How long though does it take to wake up to reality? In truth, don't we all have some blind spots?

Take special care Jacob - your friend - Dave

Posted 1 Week Ago

jacob erin-cilberto

1 Week Ago

and in that Wings' song..."love is blind for all we know, that's what the man said, listen to what t.. read more
This reminds me of an Eagles song. I think it's called Lyin' eyes.
Sometimes you get comfortable and turn a blind eye to certain things.

Posted 1 Week Ago

jacob erin-cilberto

1 Week Ago

some would rather have her with the Lyin' eyes than not at all...thank you, Ana,
Ana Papaya

1 Week Ago

Welcome :)
He's burying his head in the sand. Maybe he knows through experience that if he looks for trouble he's going to get plenty of it. His approach won't work. Give someone enough rope and eventually.........

A new type of love is blind. This guy is protecting his feelings. Closing his eyes and mind deliberately.


Posted 1 Week Ago

jacob erin-cilberto

1 Week Ago

thanks for your insightful words, Chris.

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Added on July 30, 2020
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jacob erin-cilberto

Carbondale, IL

Originally from Bronx, NY, I live in Carbondale, Illinois...teach English at two community colleges and have been writing and publishing poetry since 1970. Friending works two ways. If we have had .. more..


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