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Blanket Of Trust
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TITLE (EDIT)
Blanket Of Trust
DESCRIPTION
Take my secret to your grave
[59 words]
AUTHOR
R Bennett Okerstrom
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
A collection of my work from circa 1995 to the present. Some dark and deep, others bright and cheerful.
[December 2014]
AUTHOR'S OTHER TITLES (63)
Asylum Of My Soul (Poetry) Nowhere to go. [36 words]
Blood Game (Songs) A lyrical taste of the hunt created solely for a friend's upcoming novel. [139 words] [Horror]
Broken Halo (Songs) An angel falls from her sky [182 words]
Bryna (Poetry) Saying goodbye to my mom [131 words]
Columbian Necktie (Songs) When you've said one too many things to piss someone off...someone writes a heavy metal song about you. [99 words] [Horror]
Dark Wave (Poetry) Exorcising demons of the past [113 words]
Deliverance (Poetry) Lingering thoughts and images of something I cannot recall. [97 words]
Denial (Poetry) Forbidden love [191 words]
Downtown: Coney Island Footlong (Poetry) Part four of a series referring to Downtown Detroit's homeless population. [635 words]
Downtown: Do You Have A Quarter? (Poetry) Part one of a series referring to Downtown Detroit's homeless population. [315 words]
Downtown: Mr. O.D.C. Preacher (Poetry) Part three of a series referring to Downtown Detroit's homeless population. [261 words]
Downtown: One Eye (Poetry) Part two of a series referring to Downtown Detroit's homeless population. [223 words]
Dreamscape: The Thirst (Poetry) It even happens in your dreams. [77 words]
Echoes In My Head (Poetry) Laying in bed on December 24th. [61 words] [Drama]
Eternal Desire (Poetry) A vampire will stop at nothing to claim his bride and grant her immortality. [84 words]
Ever And Ever (Songs) Just another heavy guitar and deep baseline type of song on the subject of immortality. [127 words]
Faceless (Songs) The rise to the top can end abruptly. [116 words]
Feels Like Forever (Poetry) Sometimes you miss someone, if even for a day, and it feels like forever. [66 words] [Romance]
Here Alone (Songs) Sometimes you never see it coming [104 words]
I Keep On Falling For You (Songs) Just found it and others in a folder tagged "1993 Work" [142 words]
I Need (Poetry) This is a song about never really knowing what you had until it's gone. [124 words]
I Own You (Poetry) Never forget that I own you. [88 words]
Imperfection (Poetry) - [62 words]
In Your Dreams (Poetry) - [71 words]
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Influence (Poetry) How influential can a demon of the night be? [218 words]
Losing Battle (Poetry) Prepare for sin. [109 words]
Lost Without You (Songs) More from the "1993 Work" folder. [179 words]
Mended Heart (Poetry) - [90 words]
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New Beginning (Poetry) - [93 words]
Nobody Likes You (Songs) How does it feel to be the person that has everything but friends? [170 words]
Nothing (Poetry) - [77 words]
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(I See) The Light (Poetry) Can you see the light? [98 words]
(It's Time To) Cut The Cord (Songs) There comes a time when you just need to cut the cord [131 words]
Blanket Of Trust
R Bennett Okerstrom

Donít cross your fingers
Iíve wrapped you in
A blanket of trust.
Empty oaths and broken vows
Will not release you
From all unjust.
Deception
Betrayal
Your cunning disguise
Will not redeem
Your wicked lies.
So drawn to illusion
A vampire to a pulse
A painted delusion
Of self-worth and
Nothing else.
So don't cross your fingers
Reveal your hands
Resolve your issues
And understand
The blanket of trust I've
Wrapped you in
Will envelop you
Until the end.

 

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"This poem makes a lot of sense with regard to entrusting someone with a secret and then having them break your trust. I like the phrase "Iíve wrapped you in a blanket of trust." That's a great line." -- Stephen, San Diego, CA.
"True, but the key is that the blanket of trust will be wrapped around the person until they die (either by natural causes or by the writer) because the writer knows the person's usual game." -- R. Bennett.
"Does the writer feel that the blanket of trust will stop the lies? I feel that the liar is not worthy of this blanket. The feeling of distain is vivid. I picture this spoken with a sneer. Well done. " -- Royal D.
"Very perceptive Royal. The liar is not worthy of the blanket, however, the consequences for the liar outweigh the worthiness." -- R. Bennett.
"wow! wonderfully written. Once you start trying to trust a liar who you know will never change, you become a chump. Hopefully the blanket of trust will at least cast some guilty feelings on the liar. If not, then the liar was never worth the warmth. " -- KM.
"Guilty feelings or not, the liar will face their demise if they defy the writer. I love the notion of warmth to describe the blanket!" -- R. Bennett.

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STORYMANIA PUBLICATION DATE
February 2008
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