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You Must Understand



That you don't understand me is understandable.
That you make no effort to understand me,
that all your energy goes toward condemning me,
is contemptible, unforgivable.

And I would live a thousand years
without thinking of you once
and then, suddenly,
remember.

All poems are written and copyrighted by Michael C. Rush.
None may be republished or repurposed without permission.