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The Void

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The Void

I gave you my heart.

I expected tender love and care,

But when I asked it back from you,

I knew it wasn't there.

 

For it had fled to another;

To someone that I don't even know.

We used to be so close,

But the distance started to grow.

 

I knew that once I heard of him-

Our spark would go away.

Then I started to think that it wasn't there to stay.

 

It simmered for a while-

Your love had filled a hole.

You and I both know;

That shouldn’t have been our goal.

 

Your heart is kept by vow,

You’re as lonely as you can be.

I tried to make you mine-

But you aren’t the one for me.

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  1. Date: 1/30/2013 7:36:00 PM
    Awwww...sad.. :( I can relate to this poem. I wrote a poem recently called Into the Void, but it is soooo different from your poem here. Haha. Anyway, great one and keep up the good work. Always, Laura

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 12:31:00 AM
    I find I am relating to way too many poems tonight. I guess it's a good and a bad thing, but this poem is nice. It hits too close to home but poetry should create a reaction in us, that's my opinion anyway. Nice poem.

  1. Date: 1/7/2013 11:57:00 AM
    Nicely written. Your poems seem to travel on the path of maturity. Way to go

  1. Date: 1/4/2013 9:13:00 PM
    Nice poem! I have felt something familiar to this. Welcome to the soup. Nice to have you.