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I Overheard

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I Overheard

I overheard harsh words
between two lovers next door,
each bearing shields
of mistrust and pride
that covered the words
‘I love you’.

Their door slowly opens
and her crying issued forth
upon this neighbor near
a memory fresh and clear
of words I never spoke
‘I love you’.

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  1. Date: 1/29/2011 1:59:00 PM
    Very amusing fly on the wall, James