Written for: Poets and Storytellers United
Weekly Scribblings #19: Lie to Me (posted by Rommy)
“For this week’s prompt, I’d like you to focus your words around lies or the idea of a lie, whether they’re little ones as I described above or great big whoppers.”
She asks me how I like her hair
primping it up for me to admire.
You can’t tell a friend for whom your care
that it looks like electrical wire.
If she wasn’t sure and wanted my thoughts,
I would have eased into the truth a bit
but the look on her face, said she sought
complete agreement–her hair was a hit.