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True Story

Am I really your earth revolving around 
Your son
I feel too grounded
To know that you saw me
To know you see
That I am here
And I exist

I had this fear
Of failing
My life for you
I wanted to live up to
But I couldn't see through
The past clouded my sight
I didn't know what to do

So I hated and I faked it
To get away
From your persuasion
You pursued me
To be near me
And see who I am

But now I look back 
And I'm sorry
I failed you
You didn't fail me
Before you go
I just want you to know
I'm here
So just don't leave me
Please don't go

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  1. Date: 8/20/2010 10:22:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your awesome poetry with us today Matthew. I enjoyed reading your writing this morning. I am hoping you have a wonderful weekend and find loads of inspiration along the way. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/19/2010 4:40:00 PM
    A WoNDERFUL PoEM 2 READ, tAKE CARE & ENJOY YoUR SELF*luv~SKAT

  1. Date: 8/19/2010 4:07:00 PM
    Sad, but very brave to admittttt, enjoyed,..p.d.