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Rated: 13+ · Poetry · Relationship · #622193
facing up to the truth: is it time for love or to leave?
         Loving Or Leaving

A truth is waiting but I ignore it
Too vain to acknowledge this bruise
My stain-free ego, how I adore it
As long as I can maintain this ruse

None too nice my tunnel vision
It's all I have and it's no use
For handling hearts with precision
In words both wondrous and obtuse

The clever banter of my heart
Falters and palpitates to choose
Whether to deliver for my part
Loving or leaving type of news

Stabbing sobs and uncommon curses
Shake admission from my lips loose
I spill forth my explanatory verses
Incoherent as if written by Dr. Seuss

Whispers wail from all around me
Mocking me with jeers and boos
Let the light of truth surround me
Else your trust I stand to lose

Sweet and bitter both together
Vie for advantage after deuce
To decide my hanging tether whether
Loving or leaving type of noose


[auth note: this piece companion to
         "Invalid Item by Ms Kimmie ]
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