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Random Poem:

Her Betrayal

Her Betrayal
He thought to give
his love a surprise
but she gave him
one instead,
her lover
In their bed.
"How could you?" He asked,
looking at his love
and her lover
smiled at him
and pulled her close into his arms.
Flaunting him
with what he had lost.
He asked again;
"How could you?"
but she would not
look at him;
her head would not rise
to see the pain in his eyes.
She stood in silent sorrow
at the hurt
she caused his soul.
She stood there listening
to the breaking of his heart,
to the desperation in his voice.
She stood holding the hand
Of his replacement
as a tear sled down her cheek,
the effect of guilt
by her betrayal.
And he felt in his heart
her true regret.
As he stepped closer
while her lover watched him,
straightening in a protecting stance;
as he reached out
and lifted her face -
"With my whole being I loved you,"
and still her eyes
would not meet his,
"He will never love you
as I do." He whispered.
And still she would not stir
From her silent haven,
Though every word he spoke
fell with truth into her heart.

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