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Flashbacks of a Fool

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Flashbacks of a Fool

Why did I think
it was normal to scream
Hearing my name cursed
couldn't be that mean

Broken doors
Shattered dreams
Not as bad as it seems

Why did I think
It was what I deserved
That I didn't
have the right
to put my feelings first

Why did I
let you change
who I was
Didn't I know
That's not what love does

Just glad to now know
I did what I had to do
Pondering
flashbacks of a fool

It still hurts
my pride today
Just knowing
I let you
hurt me that way

Why wasn't I
smarter than love
Shouldn't I have known
It's not what love does

Just glad I did
What I needed to do
Ecstatic that
I didn't lose me
trying to love you

Its funny because
I knew deep down
we were through
There could never be
a complete me
when that me is loving you
Pondering
Flashbacks of a fool

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  1. Date: 10/30/2011 3:27:00 PM
    WOW ! KIM,,, a very profound poem... romance.. is still a ponder of mine... take care,..p.d.

    LaRocca Avatar Kimberly LaRocca
    Date: 10/31/2011 2:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you p.d. I think many people contemplate the same thing. Have a great day.