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hikaymm
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01. Letter (2009)
Dear you,

How cliche that I,
thief of your lies,
have come back only to repeat them?
Many times over,
Ten times worse,
I lie
I lie
I bite my tongue
And swallow the vowels
Still I lie.
Dear you,

You need love.
You need me.
You need you.
You need someone.
You need something.
You need control.
You need substance.
You need addiction.
You need obsession.
You need truth,
and yet,
I lie.
Dear you,

No lies.
No lies.
No lies.
My silent mantra to myself,
swallowing the words I'd regret most.
Again and again, or else I'll lose you
to your past ways
to your past mistakes
to your inability to live without
to your inability to go without affection.
I lie, and I'll lose you.
Dear you,

You trust me,
I know that,
you do.
You deserve so much more than this.
You deserve more than the
half swallowed,
half stuttered,
always regretted,
words plagiarized from your own lies.
Dear you,

I lied.
Authors note:
I wrote this mini-series of letters back in 2009 (that feels so much more recent than it is!) So, enjoy! I didn't edit them or anything, but I still quite like the way they flow.
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and you're right to like the flow! @hikaymm Dude, that was so great, i felt as if they each had a lot bigger meaning. They spoke a thousand words in only a few lines and letters each. Great job.
Wow, this is really nice. Kind of heart breaking. I love the way that one person in this relationship clearly feels something the other isn't feeling,b ut is struggling to convey that