a phony absolution

you have made me your priest
a human confessional
you pour out
all your misdeeds and expect
this unburdening
will absolve you of your crimes
desperate to believe
that a single nod from me
will wipe this all away

where is your penance?
your promise
not to do it again?
cause you’ll do it again
and my phony absolution
won’t help you forgive yourself
i am the one you do it to
and your unburdening
only burdens me

a phony absolution

greeneyedlady

Joined March 2008

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i remember sitting on the floor in the darkened living room listening to him tell me about yet another dalliance with yet another woman…wondering, how can someone so deceitful still be so honest? what’s the point of this “confession”?

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