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I Burned A Picture Of You Today

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I Burned A Picture Of You Today

                                                       
The highest regard I had given you,
my most esteemed relation.
Where trust and love would multiply,
between an intimate circle of two.

A confidence shredded and violated!
Love scattered in a cold wind.
Your deceptions rusted the chains.
We became indifferent enemies.

Erase our unpleasant episodes I cannot.
No drug could blot out this accumulation.
Medicine will not heal this hideous scar.
You have damaged my intimate humanity.

Time will deflect the blow to my person.
I will reap strength from perseverance.
May your darkened path be lighted!
The flames from your picture haunt me no longer.


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  1. Date: 6/11/2013 2:09:00 AM
    Great minds think alike.

  1. Date: 10/8/2011 7:09:00 PM
    i like how you phrased your relationship as indifferent enemies and said the unpleasant episodes accumulated, damaging your humanity. bad breakups will do that, make you not yourself and angry or numb even. i like how you said time will deflect that.

  1. Date: 9/30/2011 1:17:00 AM
    yes with every relationship we have we keep a part and discard another, and we all have felt each thought and line that you have written within your poem,it has style and grace and flows with emotions, a graet write,,, and I want to Thank You for reading and leaving your comments on my words,,,Blessings..Cecil

  1. Date: 9/27/2011 8:53:00 AM
    I UNDERSTAND YOUR FEELINGS. SHE WILL UNDERSTAND ONE DAY..AND I GUESS SHE IS..U ARE SUCH A SWEETHEART ..!

  1. Date: 9/27/2011 6:03:00 AM
    Wow, Wayne. I really like this poem! It has a message that many of us have shared in common....many a photo I have burned and many a relationship from which I have learned! Gwendolen

  1. Date: 9/27/2011 12:31:00 AM
    Dedicated to my first wife.