Treasure Island

Edwina Reizer

(12/22/1937 / LAKEWOOD, NJ)

Heart, You Must Be Kind


Heart, you must be kind
for the rest of me is aching.
Just keep beating, keeping time
never ever breaking.

Heart, maybe you don’t understand
that what I feel is taking
a toll on the rest of my body
on all the days I’m waking.

Heart, remember as you beat,
I’m the fool that’s making
a mountain out of a mole-hill.
Still, he has my body shaking.

Submitted: Saturday, November 09, 2013

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