Love cannot happen at first sight,
Although, not many know the difference
Love is beautiful
Lust is insidious
It manipulates and burns
It will be disguised as love
Until a sacrifice is asked for.
To find real love,
You have to look through the deception
As true love is your only salvation
Hersh is a 16-year-old author. He has published his first poetry collection, Unspoken Words, that unravels the psyche of a wanderer and a romantic. He can be found on Instagram under the username @thethousandthoughts.