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»When Love Dies«

by Dan Mahlangu, February 12, 2014

When love dies because of lies,
the heart falls and crumbles.
The internal pain intensifies 'til it's reflected in the eyes on a regular basis.
The mind becomes demented and lost
and begins to search for relief in unfamiliar places
and life becomes meaningless
then suicidal thoughts creep in.
The body shrinks
'til the bones tell a tale of gloom
underneath the skin.

Written: May 2007
Tags: Love

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