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Promises I Cannot Keep

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Promises I Cannot Keep

I swore, 
I'd never let it break me,
I'd never let it make be bitter.
I told myself things would get better,
But every scar burns red.
I thought that I was stronger,
But every encounter leaves me drained.
It doesn't matter how good the day,
I anticipate the pain.
It doesn't matter If they say they love me,
I can't trust them to be sincere,
I can't trust them, to care beyond tomorrow.
I promised myself, 
I'd give people a chance.
I'd try to let them in.
But so far,
Those are promises I can't keep


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  1. Date: 11/30/2011 12:57:00 PM
    Give me a chance? :o)

    Kearley Avatar Dan Kearley
    Date: 12/5/2011 3:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I just came back to check on you.See how your doing. :o)