Artificial Attraction

Ersatz-serving as a substitute; synthetic; artificial. An artificial substance or article used to replace something natural or genuine; a substitute.

Awkward silence
We sat across from each other
Fidgeting with our coffee cups
Fidgeting with our words
Ersatz conversations
To dwindle down the time
One more meeting
To see if we even still liked each other
Looking across the table
All I wanted to do was forget you


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