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Bruised Heart Lashes Out (standard:poetry, 80 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 26 2008Views/Reads: 1512/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A poem about a couple coming to terms with a relationship being over.
 



Bruised Heart Lashes Out 

~ 

An adulteress prays with her heart 

ripped out of her chest. 

But instead of guidance 

she prays for deliverance. 

~ 

An adulterer prays with his mind 

closed to new possibilities. 

Instead of righteousness 

he prays for life without guilt. 

~ 

She longs to die. 

He longs to suffer. 

She wants comforting grace. 

He wants to be a saint. 

~ 

What do they have in common? 

They've both made 

“mistakes.” 

© April 14, 2008 by Lori


   


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