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I Won't Read Your Letters

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I Won't Read Your Letters

Let your words pile up
like laundry on the floor;
don't sweep crumbs of thought onto a page
I won't read the letters anymore.

I can quote the prescribed verse
that trails behind the apology:
"trust me, that man before, 
those words, those lies,
they just weren't me."

You'll say a second chance is a simple gift
and you’ll imply that it's your due,
but a second chance is an atomic bomb
that coats my heart in toxic residue.

Don't calligraphy your love
hoping I will break;
peel the stamps off your envelopes,
Your letters I won't take.

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  1. Date: 1/4/2012 1:53:00 PM
    I like this poem alot Krystal.Thank you for sharing it with me.OXOX love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 10/5/2009 1:46:00 PM
    You seem a strong person, Krystal. -Lynette

  1. Date: 9/25/2009 5:48:00 PM
    Good write! =)

  1. Date: 9/25/2009 3:32:00 PM
    Sounds like " A Return To Sender", Please save the stamps postage is high. Bye, Smile Siincerely Moses

  1. Date: 9/25/2009 2:54:00 PM
    Hi Krystal It's good to let it out every now and then! A very heartfelt passionate write. Thanks for sharing. You keep writing and I'll keep reading! Take care hun, Love Light Truth Patricia

  1. Date: 9/25/2009 2:46:00 PM
    Nice poem Krystal>>James