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Ransom Note

Updated on August 10, 2017


We both failed to see


That this love was a poetic tragedy


And all we are left with are tainted memories



We both tried but the timing was wrong


We both shielded our eyes too long


Just another trapped lyric in a cliché song



Our letters of love were like ransom notes


And our hearts were the ones held hostage



Now the past is behind us but I still remember


That we did seem to share a great December


To the failed relationship club we both became a member



Behind the smiles were are series of lies


You hide the truth and told it with your eyes


I have never seen betrayal take some many tries



Our letters of love were like ransom notes


And our hearts were the ones held hostage



I loved the way you hated me


You hated the way I loved thee


You loved to hate me


We were both to blind to see



Our letters of love were like ransom notes


And our hearts were the ones held hostage


Man I had forgotten about this poem. I guess you could say this was from my first real heart break. Timing always has seemed to not be my best quality. But I have since moved on from this time in my life. Though this is still a great poem and one I am proud of. Definitely in my top ten of poetry that I have written.

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    • Fullerman5000 profile imageAUTHOR

      Ryan Fuller 

      5 years ago from Louisiana, USA

      Thanks man. always glad to see you around.

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      Justin W Price 

      5 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

      Nice wrk Ryan. I dind't know you knew my ex wife :-)

    • Fullerman5000 profile imageAUTHOR

      Ryan Fuller 

      5 years ago from Louisiana, USA

      Thanks Linda, I am glad you enjoyed it. I appreciate you taking the time to comment as well.

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      Linda Cassini 

      5 years ago from Las Vegas NV

      Great write on the view ..loved the dripping blood and the ransom note too...creative :) thumbs up

    • Fullerman5000 profile imageAUTHOR

      Ryan Fuller 

      6 years ago from Louisiana, USA

      Thanks a lot Marcela. Thanks for the vote and for stopping by.

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      Marcela Arnaut 

      6 years ago

      I enjoyed the tone and theme of this poem. Voted up.

    • Fullerman5000 profile imageAUTHOR

      Ryan Fuller 

      6 years ago from Louisiana, USA

      So very true Rose. thanks for the kind words.

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      Rosemary Sadler 

      6 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      Beautiful poem. If two people don't feel the same way, it is obviously not meant to be no matter how much we try to kid ourselves

    • Fullerman5000 profile imageAUTHOR

      Ryan Fuller 

      6 years ago from Louisiana, USA

      You are very right Katrine. it cant be bought or faked. Nice to see you.

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      KatrineDalMonte 

      6 years ago

      Hi, nice poem, your feelings come from your heart.

      It's so sad, frustrating, painful and disappointing when love is not reciprocated and when you realize you are just not right for each other.

      Love can not be bought, it must give itself.

    • Fullerman5000 profile imageAUTHOR

      Ryan Fuller 

      6 years ago from Louisiana, USA

      Thanks Sunshine. Always good to see friends familar faces on my work.

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Nice one! To the point. I like the ransom note!

    • Fullerman5000 profile imageAUTHOR

      Ryan Fuller 

      6 years ago from Louisiana, USA

      It was a sad time, but once you open up and get it out there, you feel much better. Thanks for commenting Audrey.

    • Fullerman5000 profile imageAUTHOR

      Ryan Fuller 

      6 years ago from Louisiana, USA

      Thanks so much fpherj48. Always great to see ya. Thanks for the support

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      Audrey Howitt 

      6 years ago from California

      I loved the way you hated me

      You hated the way I loved thee

      So much sadness in these lines for me--

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      Paula 

      6 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Fullerman....awesome. I felt your sincereity in every line. Love and relationships are strange and wonderful at the same time.....this is the message you give. Up++

    • Fullerman5000 profile imageAUTHOR

      Ryan Fuller 

      6 years ago from Louisiana, USA

      So very true. Sometimes we think we have the best thing in life but really we are just in denial. Thanks for the hub love.

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      jacy albertson 

      6 years ago from Lake Mary, Fl

      This is beautiful. Amazing how delusional we can be at times. I really liked this. Voted up, and beautiful

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