Good Conversation

Just give me good conversation,

And I will return three-fold.

I do not mean nonstop, interesting topics.

Simply, back and forth, looking-in-the-eye,

Honest, straight-talk, good conversation.

Something we can take from when it has ended.

And paying close attention never hurt,

I do it all the time.

However, if I catch your mind elsewhere,

Do not be surprised, when you return, to find that

I have gone.

For I only share pieces of my mind

With those who share pieces of theirs.

And I can tell when you lie.

It makes me want to put my hands on your temples,

And scream, WHY DO YOU LIE?

Instead, I make you disappear.

But how I love a good conversation.

The feeling of openness between all energies.

So powerful, it can bring laughter, one of life’s greatest pleasures.

So powerful, it can turn strangers into friends for a lifetime.

So powerful, it can unite long-time enemies, and bring peace.

The world needs it, so do not be afraid to give.

Give, simply, back and forth, looking-in-the-eye,

Honest, straight-talk, good conversation.

This poem is about: 
Our world

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