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Poem: The Break Up

Updated on July 13, 2011

- Do you love me?

- No.

- Are you lying?

- Yes.

Our heads are in mess.
She wants us
to be friends we can never be.
I want us
to be in love we can never fake.
I take my heart and break it apart:
will you remember me?
I'll give you a piece if you will.
She just stands still and keeps quiet.
She's so beautiful.
Quiet and cruel
but honest.
I've always said honesty is the key
please lock what I feel.
It will be easier for me, not knowing
where it hit.

Think quick. Say something
meaningful.
But I only come up with something
rude.
My pride is a wounded beast, trying
to fight back.
I say don't try,
you can't defend something you don't have.
Cry.


- Do you love me?

- No.

- Are you lying?

...

- Goodbye.


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      Jane 5 years ago

      It sounds like a broken heart. Nicely put.

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      Alexander Props 5 years ago

      Thank you, Jane.

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      Cathy Nerujen 5 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      I always feel sad reading break up poetry but this is so frank and unashamedly honest, it gets my attention. This is awesome and beautiful. Thank you for the comment on my poetry too. I am now a fan. :)

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      BukowskiBabe 5 years ago from Somewhere in the middle of it all.

      Lovely Poem.

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      ceegee415 5 years ago from Lake Elsinore, California

      Beautiful

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      Alexander Props 5 years ago

      Thanks!

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      Maurice Wisdom Bishop 5 years ago from San Tan Valley

      Break ups are hard but you live and you learn. Much Love and Respect

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      Soniya 4 years ago

      now i feel so sad , beacuse my lover break up with me , wish he will be come back again to me . i love him so much

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