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can you feel that? it’s my heart, and its broken.*

Dear Lyndal,

I knew you a weekend and you still broke my heart. It’s not your fault…it’s mine.  I should have known better than to let my guard down so quickly.  I should have known I’d get punched in the face.  I just didn’t realize you’d punch me harder than Drago punched Creed in Rocky IV (though thankfully, unlike Creed, I’m still alive…it just doesn’t feel that way).  I know, odd movie reference right? It was my feeble attempt at humor in this brief letter, part of my MO.  This letter just doesn’t lend itself too much in the way of laughter.  Actually, that’s all you get.

Rocky

PS – Seriously, I’d write more but I realized this might actually be a perfect start to an entire book I think I’ll write. It will sell lots of copies.  Miramax will buy the movie rights.  I’ll be loaded.  So from the bottom of my aforementioned broken heart, thanks!

*Great Expectations (1998 version)

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6 Responses to “can you feel that? it’s my heart, and its broken.*”


  1. November 11, 2010 at 9:34 am

    and I was proud of my Nobel Prize…damn..maybe Glenn Close or Merryl Streep will star in your story..just make sure it doesnt end up on Lifetime, ugh I would weep openly :)

  2. 2 Chris
    November 13, 2010 at 11:53 am

    ive been through that one! lots of people were like, “you shouldn’t let yourself have such strong feelings so quickly!”.. i know. chin up, keep going.. thanks for writing! : )

  3. November 15, 2010 at 6:22 pm

    Ah…yes i think we’re all subject to the falling hard and fast way too soon…

    definitely been there and done that. FAIL.

  4. November 16, 2010 at 10:45 am

    My heart goes out to you. The guy who broke my heart told “our story” to one of his coworkers at an office party, and she cried so hard, they thought he’d raped her. You sound like a great guy. Good luck on the dating scene!

    – Viola –

    violainthekitchen.wordpress.com


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