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Innocence

written by: Leanne Howard Kenney

@neeneebucket

 

when they come to get me
will i
be alone in my room?
will i have felt anything?
have been conflicted?

here’s what
i will
have told myself,

here’s what
i would
come to believe:

that
you don’t
love me anymore
care anymore
breathe me in

and you will still
fail
to thank me
for what
i’ve done
for you

Leanne Howard Kenney

Leanne Howard Kenney

My name is Leanne Howard Kenney.
I am a former speechwriter and press secretary for former San Diego City Councilmember current San Diego County Supervisor, Ron Roberts.
I am a former Sportswriter. A former political writer. A former public relations copy writer. A former newspaper reporter. A former . . .
Apparently, I am a former writer.
Well, that is not quite true.
I have been writing poetry on my own for quite a while. And, I have been writing the odd article here and there for my own and my friends' pleasure for years.
I started posting my poetry approximately a year ago. Where they came from, I know not.
I am just glad they came.
I hope you enjoy what I have to say.
Leanne Howard Kenney

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