Treasure Island

Marcus McKinley

(EARTH)

It's the truth and you know it


If it is wrong for me to say, I love you
I love you, is not what I said
All the days I’ve been thinking of you
Saying, I love you, in my head

You cringe before me, I am a devil
Do you believe that because I said I am
Then… I am also a liar
Does that make the truth less of a mess

Dimming lights in the window, will soon extinguish
Bitter, the after taste of the granadilla
Souring the passion that once existed
Biting my tongue as you insisted
I the intensifier of truth and will

Is it I, you detest and scorn with spite
Mentally restless, sleepless at night
Speaking with tongue sharp, as
the letter V …… when
I say _ ____ ___ but, I am not in love

Submitted: Thursday, August 22, 2013
Edited: Friday, August 23, 2013

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

this site always changes the formating. line 7,17 and 18 make up the last line of the poem which reads like this:

I am also a liar
when
I say _ ____ ___ but, I am not in love

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  • Poetheart Morgan (8/28/2013 11:52:00 AM)

    Oh! Poet, fears of love?
    Say it loud and clear
    Nothing is bigger than
    I am in love?
    does i love you?
    Love is me, so
    I can say, I love you

    Beautiful Poet. (Report) Reply

  • Olumide Familusi (8/22/2013 8:33:00 PM)

    Welcome to my world...the world that professes love but hands bitterness...welcome on board...Lets make a pair and maybe together we might weather this storm. I have just been scorned with spite but time heals. I will get back up again, and so will you.....Look up my Broken Again written today..thanks (Report) Reply

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