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I knew a heart, it was so cold.
"Unfixable", I was told
In disbelief, I shook my head.
I knew this heart was not yet dead.

I took it in, under my care.
Tried to love it? I did not dare.
Watched it blossom, watched it bloom,
but as it grew my heart was put in its tomb.

I soon came ill with a broken heart.
And soon found out that love was art.
You can take it in, and keep it warm
But in the end your heart will be torn.

By Grief and lust, by love and hate,
your heart's funeral has already set a date.
By lies, and greed, By misery and pain,
nothing but these will end its reign.

I knew a heart, I knew a heart.





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Ali936 said...
Jul. 5, 2011 at 10:58 pm
Wow! So powerful! This is wonderful my Darling! And your words were so well spoken! And at that...very true. Keep writing, Sweetheart. You're going to go places! :)
 
nlacombe replied...
Jul. 6, 2011 at 1:00 am
Thank you so much!!! that really means a lot to me, if you have a chance I would really apreciate it if you read my novel I have posted! thank you!
 
Ali936 replied...
Jul. 9, 2011 at 12:40 am
Of course, Honey! I'd love to check out your novel! What's it called, my dear?
 
nlacombe replied...
Jul. 9, 2011 at 4:12 pm
It's called Leaving Thoughts, it's on my profule
 
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