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Familiar Taste of Betrayal

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Familiar Taste of Betrayal

I’ve tasted betrayal before just like I have tasted lies
but each time it’s so bitter, the taste always a surprise.

I cannot expel this sickness you left to rot in my soul
the brittleness of your lies that made you lose control.

So I am left no resolution and more unanswered questions,
you told me it would be an hour when I’d only had seconds.

You came in as an infection and you’re leaving a disease
once proud I stood and yet you brought me to my knees

your taking me down and you’re dragging me low.
Why take my hand if you only plan to just let go?

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  1. Date: 6/29/2011 2:12:00 AM
    How powerfull i love words the sing a emtion i like your work i come from New Zeland aand i am native maori and we belive your word has a purose aa menanng, thnk youf shareing it with me iy was a gift, and thanks for reading my hear/work

  1. Date: 6/24/2011 9:45:00 PM
    Oh, Madison, another poor affair of the heart? Or is this a visit to a place that still hurts when remembered? Either way your pain is evident and contagious. Well done. Love, Will