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Burning Hearts
Author: RainFlyer8

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Iíve never been so confused
Ever
Heartbreak is the only choice now
Too many hearts are involved
Letting this happen will be my biggest regret
At first I felt so lucky
With so many admirers at hand
Now Iím so completely lost
Iíd rather beat myself screaming
Than hurt a sliver of each of their hearts
They all seem so fragile, so perfect
Theyíre all so different from each other
I canít possibly compare and choose
Such a stupid teenage heart
How could I ever follow you?
Down such an overgrown path
A big mistake on my part
But I guess Iím use to mistakes
I used to feel so hideous and unloved
So that now when I got attention
I was selfish
I wanted it all
I couldnít settle for one
Sometimes the attention was shallow, they wanted my body
Sometimes it was deep, they wanted my thoughts
Sometimes it was both
But I didnít care.
I wanted all of it
I was an attention whore
I was soaking it all up
Living in a fantasy world
Of hand-holding, kisses and pet names
What a fabulous fool
A glamorous, cocky, fabulous fool
I had no idea what was going on
I never thought any of them
Would find out about the other
And I was right
Its not them making me choose
Itís me making me choose
And I donít know if I can do it
Who deserves the heartbreak in all this
No one
No one, but me
Such tragic teenage romance
Burning, Stinging all of us
None of us are free from the fire
None of us are above it
All of us create the fire
All of us are victims to its flame
None of us will escape unscathed
I set the fire this time
I tied all of us to stakes
I gathered the wood
I poured the gasoline
And Iím standing in the center
Holding a match
All of our hearts will burn

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MC (64.12.116.5) -- Thursday, July 27 2006, 06:38 pm

Great write

Love your honesty in this write. Be this honest with those who are in this with you and you will all come out of it better and stronger. Yes, there will be hurt and pain, but the truth told is the best salve for healing. Good luck.
 
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