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I Don't Want To Know

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I Don't Want To Know




If our story has an ending...I don't want to know... I shall put my hands up to my eyes, and turn my head away If goodbye words must be written, I don't want the world to know Please don't spread the word......If you care at all....what the ending said I cannot bear to know...... Let's pretend instead ..... I cannot bear to know Was I a fool to think you loved me before the ink was dry?... Was it just my fantasy........? What I always thought was meant forever...did it come with a goodbye? Was I blinded by the moonlight, and dazzled by a lie? Were we writing different stories, in our different worlds apart? Were you ripping empty pages, while I filled my own with heart? Was I a fool to let stars blind me, not to read between the lines? Was I lost in the dark........from the very start? Let us turn to chapter one again, and start it all again We can skip the end..........We'll begin again...we'll begin when love was new Where the pages lie unwritten, and the words are yet unsaid If goodbye words must be written, I don't want the world to know Please don't spread the word......If you care at all.....what the ending said If our story has an ending.....let us put it on the shelf If our story has an ending.....please keep it to yourself I can't bear to know......let's pretend instead ..... pretend it isn't so If our story has an ending...I don't want to know... I shall put my hands up to my eyes, and turn my head away
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  1. Date: 3/4/2014 12:42:00 AM
    This was penned by a true artist. Congratulations . Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/3/2014 9:19:00 PM
    Quality write.. Loved it.. Congrats Carrie!

  1. Date: 3/3/2014 8:22:00 AM
    Thought provoking write on betrayal. Congrats on the win, carrie

  1. Date: 3/3/2014 7:54:00 AM
    Stunning writing! I love the opening stanza, if we can't see or hear it, maybe it isn't really happening. Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 3/3/2014 7:33:00 AM
    Congrats on the win Carrie .A great one is this.

  1. Date: 6/26/2013 8:59:00 PM
    I can hear the music in your lines! Beautiful, with a lot of sentiment, a little sadness, a lot of questions. Perfect mix! I really like the part "Let's turn to chapter one again ..." Such a pretty verse there. I am surprised this one didn't knock me a couple places down in the contest. You obviously spent a long time on it, perfecting each word and phrase.

  1. Date: 6/25/2013 7:24:00 AM
    Carrie, wow, this is an outstanding piece. congratulation on your fine win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 6/24/2013 2:36:00 PM
    congrats Carrie, a super write, xxxr

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 5:53:00 PM
    1 seems to be your favorite number....congrats on a great win

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 5:45:00 PM
    Is there anything that you cannot do Carrie!! Perfect!!

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 5:34:00 PM
    well, at least you were on THIS list, and deservedly so. Very good writing as usual,Carrie. I did not even attempt this contest. I admire you for trying.

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 3:32:00 PM
    Congrats........

  1. Date: 5/23/2013 10:41:00 AM
    - Excellent written Carrie - A pleasure to read - Always a joy to visit your poem - Luck in contest !- Have a beautiful day. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 5/22/2013 3:29:00 PM
    This is beautiful, Carrie...I'm not familiar with the musical composition, but I must hear it to see how your words flow with it! As they are, they are simply amazing! So nice that you are a May baby as well! Hope you had a lovely day filled with lots of blessings. Thanks for your lovely visit! :)

  1. Date: 5/21/2013 5:57:00 PM
    wow Carrie, I'm with you on this one.. If my story has an ending. ..I don't want to know or see what will become... Happy Birthday... xox~ LINDA

  1. Date: 5/21/2013 4:01:00 PM
    Taking her soft as gentle hand we strolled past these watchful eyes; stirring were the woods, their gathering to gaze upon his bride. I do love your beautiful poetry tis such an inspiring experience beholding the beauty of which your loveliness, splashes about these magnificent pages. Love, John

  1. Date: 5/21/2013 4:01:00 PM
    Yes Yes Carrie. very excellent, perfectly constructed to the melody and right where you want to be with your lyric thoughts, and as always with this type of song there is that connection to any love and to any relationship---is there anything you can't do my dear!---another in it to win it!