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Sunday, July 3, 2011

Valentine Dressed In Red


A valentine
dressed in red.
Her heart worn
on her sleeve,
denial impossible
confession painful.
I love you waiting
to be spoken,
rejection holding
its breath.


©Susie Clevenger 2010

2 comments :

Anonymous said...

What do you mean?

Susie Clevenger said...

Valentines are expressions of love...in this poem she is a walking valentine..it is all over her she is in love with someone..in her eyes, demeanor...the words are on her lips, but she fears saying them...she fears rejection..

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