Poetry

Honest

Written by Jacob Ibrag

‘I haven’t been honest,’ with

you. ‘I said that everything was fine,’

and it wasn’t. ‘There are things I need to

work through,’ and I’ll convince you to let

me go. ‘There isn’t anything you can do,’

except stay when I’ll tell you not to.


Photographer Unknown

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25 comments on “Honest

  1. Absolutely lovely

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  2. I find myself struggling with letting go or not of a good friend relationship, and I think your words speak to that which we all go through whether in intimacy or long-term friendship. To be true to oneself and to be able to let go of that which no longer serves me is an axiom for good mental health and well-being. I strive to put my attention on what is life giving for me. Thank you for sharing your poetry.

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  3. Fine piece of work Jacob!
    I can totally relate to this.
    Looking forward to more posts
    from you as always. Cheers! πŸ™‚

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  4. This is brilliant!

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  5. Great post. Can definitely relate!

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  6. This sounds like me. Oh how relatable and honest you are haha! Great piece.

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  7. Love the last 2 lines – ” there’s nothing you csn do, except stay when I tell you not to”πŸ‘πŸ‘

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  8. This is an absolutely stunning piece! I really loved it!

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  9. I enjoy listening to you read! Thanks!

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  10. Beautifully written.

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  11. Learning to read what is said is wonderful. Learning to read what isn’t said is an art. learning to do both is a lifelong endeavor rich with treasure. Well written and very powerful.

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  12. Oh the lies we tell! Beautifully written

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  13. Thanks for visiting me today and leaving a like on Simple Pleasures. I came over to follow Come see me again.

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