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Rated: E · Poetry · Romance/Love · #2155818
An older person connects with another younger person, again by a broken heart.
She just broke up,


She tried to be courageous,


but her heart was shattered,


for the first time perhaps.





One day on top of the world,


the next day hitting the iceberg.


Even tough little ballplayers


can have their dreams dashed.





But hang in there,


have a good cry


and try again.


It'll get better.





And you'll have him still around,


So will he.


You'll visit him and haunt him


the missed opportunity


late at night.


How do I know?


I don't know.


I'm a little older


I guess.





I'll have a Gatorade,


but those three cute girls


in the retro clothes


standing behind me?





Nothing for them.


They're phantoms


and they're with me.
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