My Disclosure

Updated on March 10, 2018
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Served in the U.S. Army, attended and graduated from The University of Texas-Arlington with a bachelors in psychology and minor in sociology


I compose poetry,

Because the poetic knife is easier to hide.

When I hurt myself, I just bleed on the inside.

Since the wounds created are known only to me,

The pain that is felt is not easy to see.

I compose poetry,

So that I can release my grief under the guise of art.

So that I can bleed myself dry and dismantle my heart.

I use the claret as an ink to compose my rhyme,

To archive my lament till the end of time.

I wrote this poem,

To slay the affection that I once held as truth.

To silence the thoughts of remembering you.

© 2018 Augustine A Zavala


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      Augustine A Zavala 9 days ago from Texas

      Thank you for the comment and visit Gypsy Rose!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 10 days ago from Riga, Latvia

      Most passionate write. Loved this from the bottom of my poetic soul.

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      Augustine A Zavala 10 days ago from Texas

      Absolutely Martie, you get it! Thanks again for the visit and comment.

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      Martie Coetser 10 days ago from South Africa

      Poetry well explained! While doing it, others relate and follow suit.