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Self inflicted

Selfish and conceded, I'm causing you pain,
Apologies and kisses and I do it again.

Always so sorry but I can't find an end,
To the misery I'm bringing to such a loved friend.

I cry and I cry cause you're walking away,
But I did it myself, I can't ask you to stay.

I love you so purely, so thoroughly, so much,
Tears blur my vision as I'm missing your touch.

I want you so badly, you're perfection to me,
But I know you can't handle my selfish young needs.

I stand and I stare as you walk your new path,
And I breath and take in my own aftermath.

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  1. Date: 11/5/2011 3:01:00 PM
    Powerful message in this actions of one can push away another....good write.

  1. Date: 4/2/2011 4:20:00 PM
    I enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry today and I'm looking forward to reading more. Take care of yourself. Dana'lynn

  1. Date: 4/1/2011 1:21:00 PM
    very positive expressions of feelings of sorrow and the rhyming makes your thoughts flow, Caryn

  1. Date: 4/1/2011 11:05:00 AM
    beautifully spoken and introspective. I like the rhythm. It seems that loving someone really enlightens our own self knowledge. good luck Julie