The Cheating of the Heart

Cheating of the Heart


I could talk to you all night

Until you’ve changed your mind

Then I’d have your beautiful smile

And we’d be happy for awhile

But you wouldn’t take me back

Truly believing it would last

Sooner or later our differences would come up

You’ve already told me that you don’t think love’s enough

So when we’d start to fight

You’d start thinking you were right

Then the distance between us would start

And we’d be pushed apart

Even though we’d still have love, we’d be alone again

Right back where it all began

The head thinks it is being smart

But, in the end, it only cheats the heart

Shannon Henry
Shannon Henry

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3 thoughts on “The Cheating of the Heart

  • September 12, 2017 at 12:52 PM

    Nicely penned, Shannon. Disagreements cannot be resolved if one thinks they are always right. Willingness to understand both sides is needed. Well done, Shannon.

  • September 12, 2017 at 1:04 PM

    Oooh. I really like this one Shannon. Though sometimes the heart can be a bit pushy. I know the heart wants what the heart wants. Sometimes the brain can make a compelling argument though. Excellent piece


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