Desiree Brooks

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I am a nurse and a mother of three grown children. I have been writing poetry since I was a teenager. I love expressing myself on paper. I am a pastor's wife. We pastor a small church in Media, Pa. We are presently debating with a group of people on U-Tube who say that the world will end on May 21,…

You've been playing with me
Exploiting my needs
I can't keep the pace
Retreating in haste
At first I cried
Then said I
I'm getting out of the game
Get relief from the pain
Gonna shield my heart
Here-take my part
I'm not hasty, I'm true
Really care about you
Many things more worthy of me
I'm giving myself to these
Stakes are too high
I'm out-goodbye