Love Works in Brutal Ways

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
That utter torment one goes through upon realising that they are still attracted to someone, while in a relationship with another...
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Submitted: July 17, 2009

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Submitted: July 17, 2009



Talk to me, please.

Your voice eliminates that sound of impending doom.

That deafening beat in my heart.

He turns the corner.

I will not be undone.

Look at me, please.

Perhaps I won't notice him and he won't notice me.

Oh, the shame of it all.

You get suspicious.

I will not be undone.

Laugh at me, please.

So I may not wear this expression of distress.

The feeling of being totally stumped.

Your laugh should help.

I will not be undone.

Go from me, please.

Banish yourself from empty promises and hurt.

Be aware that this is my fault.

Alas! He arrives!

I'm already undone.

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