In the Eyes

It’s hard to trust
the words you say
when you give them
as you look away.
You tell me I matter,
that I am loved,
yet your eyes wander
and look above.
Just once I’d like
for you to say
that I am special
and not look away.
Look me in the eyes,
otherwise
your words just feel like lies.

Prompt: In the Eyes 12/4/16

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