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Stolen Hearts

Cold, callus, crying, shivering,
and covered in sweat.
Wondering what has happened.
Not yet understanding this fate I’ve met.

What of a guy that stumbled around,
just trying his hardest to show he’d been found,
after all he had just been purchased
from the human pound.


That promise to you.
Man I broke it.
I told you Id stop,
and for a time I did,
but that stuff two blocks away,
my will power just wasn't work-n.
My wrist watch again broken.
Always from the look on my face,
you could tell Id been smoke-n.


You tried.
You tried so hard,
but the mind wasn’t mine.
only a shell of what used to be,
all of me you were trying to find,
and I didn’t get this till my alone time.


I was pushing.
You were pulling.
Then it all pushed you away.
It was all down hill from here,
so naturally you couldn’t stay.


I sit here so sad
for the way you must of felt.
Let alone how you dealt.
Ill never understand how I could do this to you.
You're so prefect,
even your aura dances in ambient light.
You’re the best friend I could of had,
and that leaves me really mad,
that the rest of the world
may never know what we had.

The thing is I know now,
that you loving me.
This really was Much more,
than I loving you.

~Ha,Turned around this insecurity was always mine.~

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  1. Date: 8/26/2011 6:05:00 PM
    Hard lesson learned--Next time You'll be prepared--Loved how you conveyed those deep feelings. Very good work!

  1. Date: 8/23/2011 2:52:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Jay. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/14/2011 10:29:00 PM
    You are writing some really touching poems but so sad. Welcom to the site.

  1. Date: 6/5/2011 2:22:00 PM
    Fantastic and creative expressions on stolen hearts, jay