words like water
drip or gush
sometimes freeze
and my nerve with it
so never utter i my truth

left well alone
nurtured? festered?
and i shall neglect them yet
allow your life
love and liberty
i retire to my shell
no longer to hamper or harm
and because i love you
i accept your choice


(13th Jan 2008)

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