Oct. 29, 2015

Better Just to Try

by Kiyoshi A. Higashi (author's profile)

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Better Just To Try

Beneath the surface is the truth as my body language lies,
To cover up the pain and all the anguish in my eyes.
This life sentence I was given will be the cause of my demise,
There's no justice in this system, only a killer in disguise.
Rehabilitation? Yeah, where does that apply?
If I'm never going home and in here I'm gonna die.
I know I'm not a "monster" despite what some imply,
I have a mountain of potential but that's something "they" deny.
I admit I've made mistakes and sometimes my intentions run awry,
I used to anger to mask my pain and to hide the tears I cry.
While in this situation it's easy to wonder why,
And easier to give up when it's better just to try.

Love,
Kiyoshi

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Elisa32 Posted 2 years, 9 months ago. ✓ Mailed 2 years, 9 months ago   Favorite
Hi it's Elisabeth, maybe you remember me? I'm sure you will...
when I tell you I was going thur
old bills ect and came upon a stack of letters sent to my address (for L)
I read a few, you are a very eloquent writer. I hated you for the hold you had on her.... my precious child.
It changed her. I forgive you and
also for much more. As you know life can change in an instant.
Keep writing, learning, praying. E

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