Letter to My Tattered Heart

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As I sit with pencil in hand
writing you this love letter
ideas to ponder and understand
striving to know myself better.

Tattered heart, you’ve always been here
and I know I’ve caused you such grief
because I loved with no thought or fear
you’ve worked with no signs of relief.

 

But here’s what I want you to know
love is love and I will always love hard
which means even more glancing blows
And with utter certainty, deeper scars.

 

©2018 Linda Lee Lyberg

 

 

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11 Comments on “Letter to My Tattered Heart

  1. Reflective and insightful indeed. Thank goodness for our hearts that lead us mindless to take risks….the only way to find love.

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