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Poems By Poet shannon wright  8/21/2014 3:14:47 AM
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  SHANNON WRIGHT (1968)
 
 

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  1.     

happy thoughts, happy thoughts, think happy thoughts

I have to keep reminding myself to forget you.
Forget you and me.
(Happy thoughts, happy thoughts, think happy thoughts.)
You wanted me to promise to never say it again
Those three words
(Happy thoughts, happy thoughts, think happy thoughts)
Which is laughably easy to do right now because
We are so far out of touch I couldn’t reach you if I tried
(Happy thoughts, happy thoughts, think happy thoughts)
So I plod through grey days and inky dark nights
Heavy laden with regret
(Happy thoughts, happy thoughts, think happy thoughts)
Tomorrow I will remind myself to forget you.
Forget you and me.
12-25-07
djlw
 
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  2.     

PTSD of an army wife

I wake up and reach for you...
you're not there.

I do my work, meaningless & rote,
I miss you

Evening time comes,
twilight and darkness we usually share

Pillow talk conversations,
Goodnight kiss rituals we usually share

I don't want to go to bed alone,
I miss you

Restless sleep, dream, wake
You’re not there

My world has no meaning
Without you here

9-14-10
 
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  3.     

i dont want you to be happy without me

i want you to be happy.
but i dont want you to be happy without me.
not while i'm still in love with you.
i'm horribly selfish that way
and admitting it to myself and to you
doesn't make me feel good
but it does make me honest.
 
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  4.     

lying hands and cheating hearts

you are playing games with the devil
as your cheating hands and lying hearts
seek to fulfill something inside you that’s missing.
a conscience perhaps?
instead of looking for someone else to take that spot
you should look at the hole where your soul should be
and decide how you can weave some moral fiber instead of lies
build some character instead of wrecking homes.
and as you begin this journey with your partner of deceit
please know that you will not have one moment of peace
because if they did it the their last love,
the one they professed as their true love,
they will do it to you my love.

1-23-08
jes
 
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