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Saturday, July 31, 2004

Woman

You used to make me so happy.
What happened between us woman?
Now contempt replaces joy. Once
A smile, now a fleeting glance, your
Jokes now make me cringe,
Laughter, replaced by silence.

Silence. Woman, this isn't what
I desired, affectionate misery. Why did
You push so hard? This isn't what
I had in mind, your demands of
Unrequited love. What made
You want to test my affection?

Test? A TEST? All it has done is
Turned me away. From you. From love.
Your experiment result indicates
Only yourself. If my love must be
Tested, yours cannot be trusted...
woman
I wrote this when I'd been going out with a girl for about 9 or 10 months. The relationship at that time was really on edge, and no, I wouldn't say this poem really helped that. It wasn't intended to express my feelings to her - more of a personal release - but she ended up seeing it (we lived together at the time). It would have been written sometime between February and April 2002.
What's with all the poems?

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