Marianne Keplinger

Rookie (12/10/1976 / North Carolina)

Tough Love - Poem by Marianne Keplinger

Let down your guard
See what I can see
Your keeping the patterns
In us all indefinitely

It is us who are fooled
The manipulation cannot be hidden
Those who love you stand the Truth
Trying to live their lives

Disrupted from the mask
Hold you accountable
Hoping for Independence
Scolding the pain

Learn from the past
Ponder the future
Open your heart
New horizons are free.

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Comments about Tough Love by Marianne Keplinger

  • (6/12/2011 8:11:00 PM)

    Nice poem. Full of great sentiments. The poem is rich in imagery and style.
    Great write indeed.
    I give it 10/10.
    Kindly read and rate my poem 'A humble complaint' on page 2.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 12, 2011

Poem Edited: Monday, June 13, 2011

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