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My Thoughts about Thieves

He walked in here like he owned the place,
Picked up my words . . . and read them.
He didn't care that they were private,
or unfinished.
Didn't he know that he was stealing . . .
from my mind?
I never said he could share . . . my thoughts.
Sometimes no one is allowed to share my words
They come from inside me
They are a part of me . . . my soul.
I don't need the frustrations,
Of fearing that he's in my head . . .
Stealing my thoughts.
They can't be replaced.
Someone stole my money once . . .
\But I got some more.
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Poetry.com 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 35 reviews.
Amber Whitehead More than 1 year ago
Great
abby leach 7 days ago
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Yam-tin Martin Wong 9 months ago
Money stolen can be earned back again, but not for your thoughts. Stand up for your right, Donald!
Dips Lawati More than 1 year ago
genious
Talia Thorne More than 1 year ago
Love the style. I enjoyed the way you put to words the sacredness of thought.
mylce bon More than 1 year ago
i like it
Andreas Simic 4 days ago
Reminds me of this quote of mine.

“Financial wealth without balance,

family and love is just money.”

 Andreas Simic

Walt Sisikin More than 1 year ago
Excellent poem.  Very well written.  I liked it very much.
Celumusa Macwele More than 1 year ago
you can earn as much as you can no limitation
Erudia Thevenin 16 days ago
I don't usually give five stars that easy but this one was fantastic well done.
Michelle Melendy 25 days ago
I like this because the great imagery combined with vagueness let me make the poem my own. 
Andreas Simic 3 months ago
Thank goodness there is pretty much more of everything. Enjoyed the theme.
Nicole Lejeune Flores More than 1 year ago
You can always get more money but your thoughts are yours ; )
Peter Boydell 3 months ago
don't sweat it
Sonja Carnes 4 months ago
Excellent work here! Awesome!
B Wright 5 months ago
rebuild your happy thoughts
Ora Thornburg-Montague 22 days ago
Reminds me of the song killing me softly 
Dewayne Noel 10 days ago
A theme we all relate to ...
Shannon Beaudette More than 1 year ago
nice piece
Angela Dillard 10 months ago
I really enjoyed it the way you wrote the emotions so that the reader could feel them, as if our thoughts were being stolen. GREAT
Earl Lee 5 months ago
i too once had my words stolen, it's very personal, ones words and thoughts. such things should be respected and enjoyed.
Mohan Pillai 4 months ago
Thou shall not ponder over it. All have three pound brains 
Rendi Ames 6 months ago
Well written, the  thoughts belong to the thinker. 
Patricia Day 3 months ago
good .  Makes me feel your frustration
destiny craft 12 days ago
this is good
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