Poetry

Pretending

Written by Jacob Ibrag

Follow the dog.

Walk a beat faster, it’s all

about to pop. Dance lessons with

my destiny or at least the one that I’ve

made up. Be careful of the diamonds you

share, they might turn into coal. It’s not

what we wanted, and yet we blindly

follow. A dog chased by billions.

Hoards of us pretending.


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23 comments on “Pretending

  1. An insightful commentary on our times.

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  2. Well written, if you see this comment I just want to say as an avid reader of your poems I’d like to extend the invitation for you to be a part of my interview series with writers I conduct on WordPress. My series is called “Voices behind the words” and I do this to give us exposure to spread our content all throughout WordPress. Check out my page for latest ones which get tons of views and comments. Peace

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  3. Exquisite commentary 👌🏾

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  4. Beautifully crafted…

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  5. Inspiring Jacob . I love this line ‘the diamonds that we share may turn into coal.’
    Happy start of the week Jacob.
    Keep on writing and inspiring.

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  6. Niceee! 😉😄😄

    Liked by 1 person

  7. So many are drawn in, by what “they” want.

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  8. I’m only just starting out posting my poetry and I love this x

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