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To My Love

My Love,

I am leaving you
This letter
In the hopes that you may read;
My forgetting you
Is better
Than forgiving your deceit.

When I think of you
If ever
I’ll recall with painful ease
Empty promises
I’ve never
Had fulfilled, and every dream…

…you are leaving with
Forever
Though they all belong to me.
And your memory
I’ll sever
With the truth and watch it bleed…

…through this single piece
Of paper
I’m setting us both free
From a lie and a
Betrayal
Of a love that should not be.

You may think yourself
So clever
But soon, my love, you’ll see.
No secret is
Forever.
I regret you – you’ll regret me.

Happy Valentine’s Day

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Happy Valentine’s Day, you heartless…

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From Pennsylvania. BS in Film. MFA in Creative Writing, emphasis on Screenwriting.

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  • IzzyGumbo
    IzzyGumboalmost 2 years ago

    When a heart goes spade
    Laid is the ground
    In rest
    .
    Glad to have found your writing mr. Miller

  • Thank you again, Ms. Gumbo! :D

    – johnmiller

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