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Unzipped Lips

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Unzipped Lips

Meet me at the same place
Just for one last time
There's nothing left to lose now
For you were never mine
I tried to speak the words
I was to terrified to say
Seems I was right to fear
You've already turned away
You knew that I'd be angry 
Disallowed me to react
Responding to the fiction
Without hearing the fact
And if I really know you
I know when you chose to walk
You left a space wide open
To encourage me to talk
So I spoke the words I promised
That would never never my mouth
Because I believe that closure
Shouldn't hold a trace of doubt
I wanted you to know that
Every 'Love Ya' that I wrote
Was just some smoke and mirrors
For the real words gripped my throat
But now there's no prevention
The worst already walked through
I'm not afraid to tell you now
I think I've always loved you.


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  1. Date: 6/3/2012 7:13:00 PM
    JODIE,, Congratulations with your AWESOME "UNZIPPED LIPS” entry in NANCY'S CRAZY contest. ~always :-) PD

  1. Date: 6/1/2012 1:44:00 PM
    Jodie congrats on your win..david

  1. Date: 6/1/2012 1:33:00 PM
    Congratulations on your placement in the "Unzipped Lips" contest Jodie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/31/2012 6:21:00 PM
    Jodie! What IS it about your writing that makes me unable to walk away from it? I have no analytical answer to that question, but I know your stuff pretty much always gets under my skin one way or another... thanks so much for sponsoring my 'test and write ON! Namaste ~N

  1. Date: 5/12/2012 2:17:00 PM
    Good write. You knew all along.

  1. Date: 5/12/2012 1:33:00 PM
    The poem has a very good rythm. Good job

  1. Date: 5/12/2012 1:26:00 PM
    Touching,sad and lovely....all in one poem, very well done Jodie - Hope you will find new love! - oxox hugs from Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 5/12/2012 12:22:00 PM
    Jodie very cool, I like it..David

  1. Date: 5/12/2012 11:51:00 AM
    Beautiful poem, Jodie. Enjoyed. hugs, catie :)