An unspoken Contract

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 10:42 -- Haku

I see you as my equal,

your opinions are important to me, too.

We won’t always agree,

We have the right to say no to each other at anytime.

 

I am not your property, and you are not mine.

 

We are people.

 

Who don’t how much time we have together,

 

      whether that be a day or an infinite number of years

 

We will look out for each other when times and our lives are rough

We help each other with baggage

Presently, physically, and in thought.

With all this…

There might come someday that we have to say goodbye, for

I will share everything,  

I will care,

and I will love you whether friend, 

partner.

lover,

or family,

and will remember you to my dying day; you cannot, and can not force me to obey, stay, or do whatever you say.  

If you break this narrative flow:

 

“Goodbye”

Is the only thing you’ll hear from our simple pleasantries when we meet

 

Know now…

 

 I am saying this truth not be harsh or overly sweet

 

But if you hurt me and we fail to talk it out

 

Then I can’t be sure, I  will have full reason to doubt

 

For I shared my thoughts, my heart, my opinions, my words:

 

I shared everything

 

Then if we break all this:

Then fine, we ruin what we had

That’s another challenge to face, another in page to turn in a long narrative.  

For if we are together you know:

 

I am myself, no one else. You cannot change my main ideas, my past or present narrative that stays or get out of it and find your own to stay

 

You’ll be just another chapter to the long narrative; I have yet to be written.

 

We know we have to be our true selves, if anything above all

 

For we are not parts of something that can not survive with one another but wholes that compliment each through many ways

 

And all this stuff

 

For now we both know this unspoken contract

 

And now I’ve said all this

 

    know the reason is

 

Because I love you

 

This poem is about: 
Me
My family
My community

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