tears of guilt
were threatening to fall out
was getting ragged.
i mustered all the guts i could get
and turned to face you
with shaking hands, i touched your cheek
" why? why do you stay?"
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"i'm gonna be out with the girls." i lied. you nodded. why did you believe that? lowercase intended ranking: no. 2 in #poem 02/08/21 no. 9 in #poem 04/20/21 no. 2 in #poet 05/03/21 no. 12 in #poem 06/2/22 no. 7 in #poet 07/15/22