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Too much to offer

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Too much to offer

I gave you a piece of me,
This doesn’t make you,
Necessarily a cannibal
I missed that piece all of a sudden,
I tried to take it back,
But you had it already in your stomach,
And dumb happiness reflected on your face.
I felt suddenly sad,
I’d lost a piece of me,
But weirdly I felt heaviness,
Instead of lawfully released.
You surprised me with a smile,
And a piece of you offered in gift,
I had no place for it,
So,
I pained deep inside my bones,
Cried out this was a mistake,
Ran away,
Crippled, cold and all alone,
No magic trio in this story,
Right place, right person, right time
Just a single revelation instead, 
I offered a wrong piece of myself.


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  1. Date: 2/24/2010 2:51:00 AM
    can feel the regret

  1. Date: 8/1/2009 6:07:00 AM
    Good morning Mirela, thank you for sharing your wonderful poetry today. I am hoping you will enjoy your weekend as much as I am going to enjoy mine. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/31/2009 4:26:00 PM
    Very interesting use of allegory. Keep writing. Sara