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Left On Your Own



I was young and naive,
and fell for your charms.
Yet tonight I will
silently leave your arms.

I'll tiptoe out,
as the night turns black.
And scurry away,
without looking back.

You sleep in innocence,
blindly unaware.
And it hurts inside,
because I still care.

All my hopes have been
scuttled in mid stream.
And there's more to life
than a worn out dream.

I won't live a lie,
it's too hard to pretend.
Yet you'll always be
more than just a friend.

The sun will find you
confused and alone.
Yet you're better
off left on your own.
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Submitted on October 07, 2013

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I was born in a small town, (Bathurst) New Brunswick, Canada,. The third eldest of thirteen children, ten girls and three boys. I’m the product of a semi-dysfunctional family, brought up by a controlling, physically abusive father, verses a loving mother. Many of my poems reflect the uniqueness and special circumstances of my upbringing. more…

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