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The Right to Write

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The Right to Write

If I had the right
to write
of this unexplainable feeling
that need your healing
would you be here
to dry the tears
I can't say it to you
cause I'm afraid of what you'll do

If I had the right
to write
of what is buried deep within me
you'll know that we were meant to be
but my mouth could not move
I am not sure if Icould prove
of this desire
that burns within me like fire

If I had the right
to write
the words will not be hard to find
I'll say it with my might
tell you the truth
that I really
without a doubt
though it may sound silly, I love you.....

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  1. Date: 3/17/2009 5:43:00 PM
    I appreciate and exercise my right to write and we are fortunate to have it, great job and welcome to poetry soup. I hope you enjoy your stay...Raul

  1. Date: 2/8/2009 4:33:00 AM
    I think that many people can relate to the feelings that you have penned here. I love the sentiment in this poem. Thank goodness we have the right to write! Welcome to PoetrySoup and thank you for your thoughtful comment, Wathuto. Love, Robin