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I Could Not
by Dawn Richerson
Sunday, September 19, 2004
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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some say I should have told you
forced truth the whole truth nothing
but the truth upon you
            my recompense

some say I should have shown you
pried open eyes made you see
bluish-purple bruise on me
            your consequence

some say I should have held you
to harsh light exposed dark lies
called witnesses to defend
            my innocence

I could not tell you show you
hold you to harsh light because
I loved you wanted far more for
            your happiness

 

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Reviewed by Susan Barton (Reader) 9/20/2004
wow! very insightful!

sueb
Reviewed by Peter Paton 9/20/2004
Heart rending and gut wrenching , Dawn...
Truly inspirational...
Peter
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 9/20/2004
Very emotional write!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 9/19/2004
A very moving write. Thanks Dawn for sharing this wosnderful poem.
Reviewed by jude forese 9/19/2004
emotionally stirring and revealing ...
Reviewed by Lori Moore 9/19/2004
Interesting and creative.
Reviewed by Zenith Elliott 9/19/2004
Whoa, this is powerful! Your words stir the emotions well. ~Z~



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