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What Truly Breaks a Heart?

A Poem

By ReileyPublished about a month ago 1 min read
What Truly Breaks a Heart?
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"I am so happy!"

"No, you're not."

"I'm in love!"

"Once again, you're not."

"I'm finally going to be successful."

"No, you won't."

"I have faith in myself."

"No, you don't."

"Well, I can still have a bright future ahead of me."

"If the thought makes you feel good."

"I'll become who I always wanted to be."

"That's only if you could."

"There's nothing that can stop my dreams."

"You say that now."

"I'll achieve such a worthwhile and beautiful life."

"Really? But how?"

"Heart, why are you so cruel?"

"I'm not. Your doubt just breaks me under its immense rule."

sad poetry

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Comments (2)

  • Andrea Corwin about a month ago

    Oh, great entry! I loved it.😍

  • Joe Pattersonabout a month ago


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