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The Betrayal

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"... to be alone. Because it's not your enemies who condemn you to solitude, it's your friends." - from The Joke by Milan Kundera

Everyday people say it's my heart
that arches over life like a bridge
making way from happiness to misery.
All of my feelings that bloomed for friends
like flowers in an oasis are now cold
as prehistoric icebergs in the North pole.

Somewhere off in the vaster void

where even whispers of silence are heard,
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Monday, August 8, 2005
Topic(s) of this poem: betrayal
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Uriah Hamilton 15 August 2005

The opening quote is really good, the poem has a sad darkness that I enjoy, even a certain paranoia that is poetic, and brooding at the end is very fitting.

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