Because I Love

When we fell together my heart was full of hope. Butterflies then Autumn leaves swirling around us was all I could see.

Because I love you, I want you to know the real me.

Hold my hand and everything is warm.

I watched love of different forms for years and knew to tread carefully.

I had finally figured out what love is to me.

To want the best for us both.

Honesty.

 

We should be comfortable with each other and not be afraid to speak our minds.

Lift one another up in times of darkness and understand that sometimes we are weak.

But the cold was coming fast. Stick together even if we disagree.

Because I love you, I will help you become the best person that you can be.

I was ready.

Compassion and integrity.

Best friends to be and we could conquer anything.

Don’t you agree?

 

Time flies by, but something is not right.

Cold hands and shifting eyes.

Where did this wall come from? What happened to our light?

Because I love you, we can not let this overcome us. What can we do? Does something need to change?

Do you love me?

Silence.

 

Suddenly, where have I been and calls late at night.

I shouldn’t do this or look like that.

Why can’t you just be honest with me and tell me what’s really wrong.

Isolation.

Why are you doing this to me. What happened to trustworthy.

Threats.

How could someone destroy such a beautiful soul.

I’m scared.

Because, I-I love you.

 

Yes, I do want to patch us back up. Love should not go to waste.

But how many times has it been now?

Something tells me to run away.

Everyone deserves a real love, but that is not what I have experienced of late.

I’ve moved past sadness.

Forever awake.

 

Don’t you see that I can not fight on my own and today is the last day, but I know your mouth will say sorry.

Your heart does not.

Because I love me, I’m going away.

Still wishing you well.

Because I loved you, I hope you really do change. For the sake of those around you and your own happiness one day.

 

This poem is about: 
Our world

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