He Said, She Said

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He said he was sorry
Then he did it again

He said he would stop
But it started again

He said what do you want
And she sighed with doubts

     “No matter what I say
     You will turn it around
     And exacerbate the problem
     It will never be easy
     Much less tolerable”

           …They stopped talking yesterday

Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – exacerbate