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Lexi Rose


To Jordyn


I do not hate you.
I hate the mask you wear; your eyes
betray the hidden depths
that you possess, drawing me
into the hollow contrivance; this
your portraiture of perfection.

I do not hate you.
I hate your words; saccharine sweet,
sticky with sex
that oozes between the cracks, sealing me
against the raging rivers red; those
that cut.

Submitted: Thursday, November 01, 2012
Edited: Friday, November 02, 2012

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