“Screw you, lover boy.”

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“Screw you, lover boy.”

I’ve said it in my head so many times

You break my heart each midnight

& come to mend it again each noon

I’m so sick of the same old song and dance

and you have been given chance after chance

but you refuse to learn a different tune

Now I’ve lost the will and the desire to fight

See, you’ve tied me up and hung yourself

with the very same length of rope

I’m finally standing up for myself

“Forgive you?” This time, it’s a nope!

“Screw you, lover boy.”

You’ve finally crossed my lines

~Melanie Thomason

2/15/2020

 

8 Comments

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8 responses to ““Screw you, lover boy.”

  1. I love it. You knew I would. It’s excellent. Well said. 🙂 Lines can’t be crossed.

  2. Great poem! One I think many can relate to! I loved the line: “You break my heart each midnight & come to mend it again each noon”

  3. We should have that same courage each and every time some one tries to cross us unfairly! 🙂

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