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i

They say you know you have forgiven a person
when you stop telling your side of the story
and start telling the truth.


ii

At first, I thought: 'it can't be normal
to hate a person so much you hope they die
in Afghanistan.'  But then I realised that when they say
hell hath no fury like a woman scorned
they aren't saying it for shits and giggles.

So now I'll say it:
I hope you get shot in Afghanistan.  


iii

No.  I cannot forgive you.
Not while I still want
your hands in my hair and
on my breasts and hips and
back and undoing my dress
and your lips kissing every
inch of my skin.
I simply cannot forgive you.  


iv

I keep buying new things,
as if Kleide Machen Leute and now I'll have
the perfect man and I won't even think about you
anymore.
But it doesn't happen,
and I just have to find ways of paying.


v

They say you know you have forgiven a person
when you stop telling your side of the story
and start telling the truth

but the truth is this;
I loved you, you broke me,
and never said sorry.




only the margins to write on now.  I love you.  I love you.  I love you.  
edit: 02/12/11 - ahhhh December, madness! So after some amazing help from :iconsunshinegypsy: I've gone through this poem and changed verse iv quite substantially and the rest a little bit and I think it feels better now, more polished! I'm kinda psyched to do this to more poems. Feedback is of course appreciated!

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Vergangenheitsbewaltigung is a german word that represents the idea of working through and overcoming the past and moving forward with the future, usually used in connection with victims of trauma and distress or in a more institutionalised sence with the idea of Germany as a nation overcoming the Nazi past.


Thanks to anyone who faves or comments! Anyone who comments on my work will get a comment/ critique on one of their poems in return as my way of contributing to dA!


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Celiyasha Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2013
Love the honesty.
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cristinewakesuphappy Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:+fav:

hi! i hope you don't mind my humble feature:
your lovely piece is handpicked. (link)

thank you.
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somewhither Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012
ah. ah.

this is so furious like nothing i've ever seen before and it roars and it fumes and it howls and i just love it, even if it hurts me to read. god.
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Anarkhos Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you! That's definitely the best description of the poem anyone's ever written yet.
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vespera Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Part II is magic
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Anarkhos Featured By Owner May 12, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
<3
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sunshinegypsy Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2011  Professional Writer
YAY!! It's gorgeous. Keep going, girl!
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Anarkhos Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Woo! Weekend after next I'm spending Sunday going through the whole lot. Then after christmas, submissions !!!!! oh gosh!
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sunshinegypsy Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2011  Professional Writer
YAY!! It's like a New Year's Resolution.
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Anarkhos Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Yup! I have a list of 21 things to do before I turn 22, and that was on it.
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