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May 20, 2015

Now I Know. {Poem}

truth silence lies speech

I thought I knew you

And loved you

But I was wrong

 

Now I know

What a fool I’ve been

And what you really are

 

When you rejected me

I was bereft

Now I feel blessed

 

Now I know

Everything makes sense

And it really helps

 

I am blessed

To have moved on

And no longer miss you

 

Now I know

About all the lies and betrayal

It feels like we were just a lie

 

And I am blessed

To be cured of your enchantment

For it was not real

 

I no longer think, “If only…”

In fact, I rarely think of you at all

 

I am blessed

For I no longer desire you

The truth has truly set me free

 

Now I know

And I’ve let go.

 

Bonus:

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Relephant:

The Betrayal. {Poem}

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Author: Hilda Carroll

Editor: Travis May

Photo: Flickr/Adriane Dizon

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