Lying to Forget

November 29, 2008
By Brianna Durkin, Naperville, IL

This lie's become a part of me
For months, I've played this game
Acting like it doesn't hurt
Each time I hear his name
Ignoring what's inside of me
Pretending I've moved on
As if the feelings I once had
For him are somehow gone
Spending each and every day
With happiness and laughs
Forgetting all our memories
Avoiding photographs
But last night when I saw him
For the first time since he left
My heart stopped for a moment...
I couldn't catch my breath
When suddenly it hit me
As the tears started to flow
That even after all this time...
I just can't let him go



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on Jan. 25 2009 at 2:41 am
This is an amaizing poem... I know how you feel... guys can be a**holes sometimes, can't they?

kmc24 said...
on Jan. 10 2009 at 1:06 am
Awe:( I know exactly how you feel. LOL. Adorable:)


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