Roses and Thorns

March 17, 2009
How can love make the heart grow-
When often it breaks it open-
And leaves it to bleed?
How can love be so sweet-
When at times it leaks poison -
Into your heart- deteriorating your soul?
How can love be so soothing-
When at times it makes you feel such pain-
A searing in your guts- and a tearing in your soul?
How can love make you feel strong-
When sometimes it feels like it's pushing you down?
How can love make you feel so alive-
And then make you wish you had died?
How can love make you feel so loved-
But sometimes you've never felt so alone?
Why can't love just be a rose-
Why does it have to have thorns?

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halo<3XOXO This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 27, 2009 at 8:45 am
Awesome! It shows the side of love a lot of people don't usually write about! I loved it!
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