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You say you love me but you’re not You say you’re going to fight and give it all you got You say you find it hard to breathe You say you’re mad at me but I’m the one who seethes You say you love me but you’re not (in love with me)
~ Tears falling, relationship flailing, love failing… ~
You say you need a place to stay You say you’re asking me to find another way You say you thought about the debt You say you’re leaving but it hasn’t happened yet You say you need a place to stay
~ The time, the hurt, the pain, the drain… ~
You say you overcame the jones You say you’ve analyzed it to the bare bones You say you finally found the cure You say you’re righteous, clean, happy and secure You say you overcame the jones
~ Familiar lies, thin disguise, love’s demise … ~
You say you love me but you’re not You say you’re going to fight and give it all you got You say you find it hard to breathe You say you’re mad at me but I’m the one who seethes You say you love me but you’re not (in love with me)
~ Tears fall, relationship flails, love fails… Familiar lies, thin disguise, love’s demise … This time, this hurt, this pain, this drain… Time runs out… no more to gain. ~
*** October 29, 2019 F T I series 12 heartbreak Brian Strand, sponsor

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Date: 10/29/2019 11:32:00 AM
Mark, well I say wonderful. Congratulations on your Podium Place in Brian's blog series !
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Mark Toney
Date: 10/29/2019 12:04:00 PM
Nicely phrased, Constance! Thank you! ~Mark
Date: 4/13/2019 10:44:00 AM
gosh, Mark, this is sure a sad one I found, but I could see it as a song for sure. (country songs, for example, are often about this theme). It's known as your "best poem" Mark. Do you agree with the system here that shows our best poetry on a list for members to see? I am curious if you would place this as YOUR best? And if not, which would you consider your best? I came here to thank you for your congrats at the blog. I think I will go see what was chosen as your second best now!
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Date: 9/20/2018 12:59:00 PM
Hello Mark, it sounds to me like the relationship is over. Time to mend then move on. Have a nice day my friend.
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Darlene De Beaulieu
Date: 9/22/2018 1:40:00 PM
I am glad this poem was not about you. Have a nice day my friend.
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Mark Toney
Date: 9/20/2018 1:34:00 PM
Thank you for your comment, Darlene. Thankfully, the poem isn't about me. My wife and I just celebrated our 45th year and we're still going strong! :)
Date: 8/24/2018 11:45:00 PM
You Say....and yet, look at what you do. Yes, words mean little, it is the actions that speak the loudest! A darling write, Mark. So appropriately sound!
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Mark Toney
Date: 8/25/2018 12:01:00 AM
Caren, thank you for your lovely and discerning comment. Your kind encouragement means a lot to me.
Date: 8/24/2018 6:52:00 PM
Deep sigh. You say it perfectly! This song curls around me and touches each and every emotion. It reminds me of that saying while picking petals from a flower. "He loves me, he loves me not!" I wish to keep this. I am placing this as one of my favorites. ~ Brandy
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Mark Toney
Date: 8/24/2018 8:38:00 PM
You’ve blown me away with your comment, Brandy. What a wonderful thing to say! Thank you for making it a favorite :)