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Unrequited Love

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Unrequited Love

My love for you is an addiction, my devotion my noose
clinging to delusion makes me struggle for breath
to fill my aching lungs, I must cut my desire loose

Outwardly you love me, but it’s what’s inside that bears weight
my shameless attempts to woo you, stain a barren portrait 
my love for you is an addiction, my devotion my noose

I hunger for a love that is undeniably unrequited
suffocated by the harsh reality, shadows consume me 
to fill my aching lungs, I must cut my desire loose
my love for you is an addiction, my devotion my noose


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  1. Date: 4/10/2012 1:39:00 PM
    Diana-Marie, Congrats on your win with this wonderful piece. Love, Kim

  1. Date: 4/10/2012 7:13:00 AM
    A belated congratulations on your well deserved placement in Brian's "Ten Lines" contest Diana. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/8/2012 12:42:00 AM
    Beautifully worded love poem.Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 4/7/2012 1:05:00 PM
    I have only felt this a few times in life ...Love is painful at times and at my old age I have found that I create my own happiness..lol..your lines are so magical and I especially like the barren portrait and the gentle repetition...the tempo is also relaxing...Happy that this won, Dianna Marie. It is such a classy write! Have a blessed Easter weekend! :) Gwendolen

    Bombardieri Avatar Diana-Marie Bombardieri
    Date: 4/7/2012 10:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you Gwendolen:) I love that you called it a classy write. I appreciate your comments. Have a happy Easter as well! Diana
  1. Date: 1/24/2012 7:27:00 AM
    Thank you for your kind comments on my writings Diana-Marie. It was a pleasure to read your poetry today. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 1:36:00 PM
    Heart felt poetry at it's best my lovely, hugs from here to the moon, xxxxmom.

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 12:45:00 PM
    Sometimes I wonder about this thing called Love...it can bend us so many ways and yes, it can be an addiction of the worst kind...very well written.

    Bombardieri Avatar Diana-Marie Bombardieri
    Date: 1/22/2012 12:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I wonder about it ALL the time. Thank you for checking out my poem:) D
  1. Date: 1/22/2012 12:20:00 PM
    Beautiful Diana! Pleasant to reading it. - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 11:55:00 AM
    Diana-Marie, very good, I like it a lot, well done,nothing worse than unrequited love though, family competition, watch out Vie and the rest of us ha ha, hope you and Vie enter my next contest ..David

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 11:42:00 AM
    The title of your free verse,reflects how I experience the Soup:) A lovely and plesant write Diana.Your writes sometimes put my mind at ease..Arild

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 11:18:00 AM
    an endearing and lovely write, a pleasure to read thank you for sharing,...p.d.