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In Defiance

30 poems in 30 days — day eight

How many times have your words
slammed me against brick walls
sliced through my heart razor-quick
and left me crumpled at your feet?

How many apologies
have whispered hope into my ears
made me cling to false beliefs
only to have that…



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Ravyne Hawke

Writing Coach, Poet, Fiction Writer, Essayist, Artist, Dreamer | “Enlightenment is when a wave realizes it is the Ocean” ~Thich Nhat Hanh