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I want you to know that despite your self-conscious pretension your affected accent your compulsive cynicism despite your inability to listen or sit still or be quiet for longer than a minute despite that you can never lose an argument despite that you slept with someone else are thirty this year despite your hair I want you to know that despite that you make me say things I don't mean and pretend to enjoy things I don't like despite that you think I'm a alcoholic because I'll have more than one drink at a party despite that you make me nervous so I can't think and make stupid spelling errors when I write to you that you point out later on I want you to know that despite that I can only speak about you bitterly to friend after friend despite that I still get an unhealthy thrill out of listing all your worst traits again and again despite that you make me feel repetitive, mean-spirited, combative, cynical, fraudulent, judged despite that you make me want to hold you down and put my hands over your mouth so you'll shut up I still love you (in a certain way) despite myself.

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Date: 1/3/2018 2:43:00 AM
Hard hitting and fresh. Very bourgouise lyfe style. I LOVE your dear diary- style intimacy. Rock on
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Date: 8/30/2017 2:37:00 AM
A very good write, yeah it s absolutely true that no matter what our partner says about us, we still love him/her, no matter how he/she is, how they behave if we even for a second love them, we continue to do it till our death and arr always ready to forgive their mistakes, but this is what called love, isn t it? A very beautiful write, may your partner understand you, stop doing this and also told us that yeah I love you too
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Date: 6/2/2017 5:00:00 PM
I relish this more than I should! Top marks from me ;) xomo!
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Zara Bosman
Date: 6/3/2017 12:29:00 AM
Thank you! : )
Date: 6/1/2017 5:47:00 PM
Zara , So true there are a lot of people with each other and it is unhealthy but still feel a need to love ,,never last long over time :))) great emotional write thanks for sharing
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Zara Bosman
Date: 6/1/2017 6:22:00 PM
Thanks. This poem is actually a few years old but yes, you are right!