John Hess

(Fayetteville, N.C.)

Through the darkest days


Through the darkest day, past the morning's light;
He stands now alone, to tired to fight.
Tired from fighting, he drops to his knees;
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How do you stop loving someone after so many years? Though time has brought us to this impasse, and though she has crushed my heart, how do I stop loving her?

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