My Cruel Heart – Diana Elizondo

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My cruel heart was unfair
when it tricked me
into gazing her eyes.
My cruel heart lied
when it told me
she was a guarantee.
My cruel heart laughed
when I learned she died
for a cheating man.
My cruel heart cried and
begged to try again
as I drove back home.
My cruel heart shuts up
after I ripped it in two.

About the contributor: Diana Elizondo was born in Laredo Texas and lived most of her Diana photolife in McAllen Texas. She earned her Master’s degree in English at University of Texas Pan-American and her Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Diana’s book, Smoked Blood and Lavender, was released in 2017.

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