Manipulated

Manipulated

Humanity unchanging.
Desire to please, forced task rearranging.
Manipulations, control, personality depleting.
Unhealthy, relationship defeating.
To believe thy quality is pure.
A dream with much allure.
Abolishing most self doubt.
Fantasy, without merit, identity rout.
Day begins anew.
Communication askew.
So hopeful before.
Down on myself once more.
[DB]

I Thought You Already Knew

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I realized I hurt you too late.
The statements wandered internally.
They had merit, they were right.
They developed into thoughts left unsaid
but murmurs on the edge of my tongue.
Once spewed forth, brought eternal regret.
I thought you already knew what I said as truth.
Only to find that you blindly trusted my
feelings were exactly as yours.
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