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im sorry

I have come to realise, 
What a coward I've been. 
Overwhelmed by the hype, 
And poverty life, 
That has slowly beaten me down. 
I should have listened. 
And I never should have said those things. 
I'm sorry. 

I was flicking back, 
Through snapshots in my mind, 
Trying to find a time, 
I was happy. 
I was shocked to find, 
At the back of my mind, 
The people I left behind. 
And I'm sorry. 

I became dismissive. 
Fake smiles and frowny face looks, 
Were allies of mine. 
They replaced all of you. 
Your originality and quirks. 
I swapped late night talks, 
For cheap shoes and oodles and noodles.
Leaving the life of fame glory 
For a life of love and poverty  
And I'm sorry. 

I will not leave what I have now
but I want to add you into it.
Call this my second attempt, 
At being a better person. 
But I yearn for happiness, 
And crave affection,
Just like I always did. 
This is my confession, 
A chance at redemption, 
And I'm sorry. 

My hypocrisy is a talent. 
I cannot say anything, 
To justify my actions, 
And callous words. 
Blinded by petty drama, 
And fashion disasters. 
Selfish doesn't come close, 
And sorry isn't good enough.

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  1. Date: 7/2/2012 9:07:00 PM
    When the heart reveals itself in self awareness the heaven rejoices and so do the people who love you, wait and see, the true ones always stick around. I am sending you this comment to strengthen "Esprit De Corps" It takes a big woman to admit to all of this I say chin up girl, if you've been saving the best for last, now is the time to give it, love, vie