Treasure Island

Dama Tristeza

(8-24-93 approx.11PM / Queens, NYC, NY)

If I...


If I become attached,
Will you leave me?
If I say, 'I love you, '
Will you hate me?

If I'm honest,
Will you lie?
If you see the real me,
Will you regret it?

If I allow myself to be hurt,
Will you see how hard it was?
If I trust you,
Will you abandon me?

If I stop wondering,
Will I act?
If I act,
Will I stop to think?

If I stop time,
Will I have to answer?

(Written: 7-23-07. Submitted: 7-23-07.)

Submitted: Monday, July 23, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, March 23, 2011

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