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Placing You First

I placed you first,

Even though you knew not.

For it was better done than said;

That it was truly from my heart.

 

And so I gave them up

I gave it all up for good

Left my mind heated from thoughts

As I lain every night to sleep

 

Thoughts so deep, I could not understand;

Whether I was going mad,

When I took that spit for you,

Or it was just love,

That I had for you.

 

My granny would not forgive me

For I left his funeral so early

To get you that ice cream

Else you would scream

 

Wishing to wake up and say,

"What a dream!"

NO! not a dream, it's a nightmare.

One that i cannot bear to share.

 

I pray you leave me now

My heart you wrecked

Lies in ruins

To think that place you had, but how.

 

I placed you first

Not because I knew you first

I placed you first

Because you were the best

 

And now I rest my words

For I now weep

Good-bye my sweet

Or may I say, my CURSE!

Copyright © Victor Apeanyo Jr. | Year Posted 2011

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Date: 2/16/2016 2:29:00 PM

Victor, Enjoyed the way you expressed every line. Please keep writing and sharing your poetry. LOVE LINDA
Date: 12/1/2015 1:26:00 PM

Victor, Enjoyed reading your poem today. ~SKAT~

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