because i love myself

Because i love you,

I let you walk all over me.

I forgave your infidelity.

I gave you my heart,

you replaced it with yours.

Darling i can hear your comatose whispers.

 

You forced your grip between my rib cage,

Grasped my heart to extract.

Sound of flesh ripping open,

As you amputated my contact.

 

Because I love you,

Even though you’re choking me,

With the same hands you caress my face,

Your mouth says awful things,

But has a sweet aftertaste,

I cannot leave.

 

Your hands around my throat,

Suffocate my objections.

Quietly, my reasoning subsides.

Append my voice to your collections.

 

Because I love you,

I believed it was my fault,

When the accusations flew.

You didn't remove your hands,

Until i went blue.

 

“911 what's your emergency”

...

Siren’s drown out your apology

Unconsciousness’ comfort,

protect me from your lies

All I hear are sweet lullabies

 

Because i loved you,

I overstayed my time.

Resurrected by self worth,

I must escape

 

Because i love myself,

This is goodbye

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Is that poem true because damm that deep and so true.

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