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Goodbye



In romantic relations power must reside
with the one least invested
in the other side.

Dissimilar commitment makes unequal risk
for the inherent hazards
in a gambol frisk.

In "compensating" steelyards weight need counterpoise
for balanced stability
by "avoirdupois."

Trifling with deep affection can destroy the faith
of conscientious sweethearts
who are dumped with scathe.

In the final equation, without binds that tie,
before disintegration
it's time for goodbye.
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

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