Though I Broke My Promise and Your Trust

Music: Prelude in E minor.
By Dimitri Shostakovich. Sequenced by J. Marques.

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Though I broke my promise and your trust,
My love for you remains as strong as ever.
I know it must mean little to swear never
Again to break my word, and yet I must.
What else can I do? Your fury's just,
But all my world will darken if you sever
My heart from yours. Please wait, and I'll endeavor
To blow new life into this mound of dust.
All that you require of me I'll do
And more, if what you ask leaves room for more.
Thus time will heal this wound and leave no scar.
Since I now know the pain of losing you,
I'll be yours more than I could before,
And you will see what my true feelings are.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon. Free for personal or non-commercial use.

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