A Different Relationship

March 9, 2010
By MandaPerkins GOLD, Layton, Utah
MandaPerkins GOLD, Layton, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.”-Audrey Hepburn


"I'm starting over"-
I whispered to the quiet stone,
water running down my face.
Mockingly it grabbed at my tears,
storing them, remembering them.
I locked the gate, leaving the stone behind.
I hated its existance but
I needed its company.
Now I return, matches in hand,
to set fire to what I once called
magic.
But, of course, you can't burn stone.
You can only heat it.

The author's comments:
I wrote this poem about someone who, in the beginning, was struggling with a drug problem and created a sad relationship with the addiction. They try to go back and erase what they've done to their friend, family etc.. but they can't undo the damage.

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