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For the first time since you left me,
I was able to look at you without pain,
For the first time since you left me,
I could truly be happy with you only as my friend,
For the first time since you left me,
I could honestly hope you're happy with him.

Each day gets a little easier,
And each day I laugh a little more.
Each day life begins to mean something again,
And each day I learn to love again.
Each day I care about you a litle less,
And each day I grow a little stronger

I still hear the words you spoke, and I still feel your warm touch,
But the memorie no longer hurts.
Every day before now I felt your gaze like scalding knives.
And every day before now I couldn't bare to look at you.
For the first time since you left me though,
I stand strong and feel no pain



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LeslieAnn said...
Dec. 25, 2009 at 1:43 pm:
I love it! Its empowering and I completely understand what you were getting at here! It actually is a lot like what I'm going through right now and I think its simply wonderful!
 
Jatavion replied...
Dec. 25, 2009 at 8:10 pm :
thanks a lot leslie, that means a lot to me
 
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Veida said...
Oct. 22, 2009 at 10:50 pm:
If that poem is really true to you, then you're really lucky! I never forget about those that I love, and it always hurts when I see them.
 
Jatavion replied...
Oct. 23, 2009 at 5:53 am :
Yeah, this poem was ture to me. I was oing through a really bad break-up before I wrote this, but then I realized the stuff that enabled me to move on. After a while, I wrote this poem partially as in inspiration to myself and partially as a spirit boost for anyone else going through a bad break-up. ;)
 
Hannahbear replied...
Oct. 23, 2009 at 1:35 pm :
This is really good, and i totally get it. it dosent sound like your bitter about her leaving you at all. it sounds like you are able to move on with your life and live again :) its awesome!
 
Jatavion replied...
Oct. 23, 2009 at 4:01 pm :
Haha, I knew you'd get it hannah, there really wasn't any question there. Lol.
Thanks for reading and I'm glad you enjoyed it. Thanks bunches for the compliments ;)
 
Hannahbear replied...
Oct. 23, 2009 at 5:00 pm :
You should put more work on here. i wanna read more :)
 
Jatavion replied...
Oct. 23, 2009 at 10:46 pm :
I'll put more as soon as I have it. Lol.
With me, I don't really like what I write unless I'm writing it when I'm feeling very passionately about something, whether it's good or bad. Lol
 
Hannahbear replied...
Oct. 23, 2009 at 11:17 pm :
lol. ya i know what you mean.
 
Jatavion replied...
Oct. 24, 2009 at 10:22 am :
haha, i knew you'd get it.
it's weird how much we understand each other. lol
 
Hannahbear replied...
Oct. 24, 2009 at 12:35 pm :
i know :)
i love it, lol
 
Jatavion replied...
Oct. 25, 2009 at 8:39 am :
goof. lol :)
 
Hannahbear replied...
Oct. 25, 2009 at 12:33 pm :
you know it ;)
 
Jatavion replied...
Oct. 25, 2009 at 12:48 pm :
i'm glad i decided to opst that first forum. lol
 
Hannahbear replied...
Oct. 25, 2009 at 1:11 pm :
me too! if you hadnt....we wouldnt be having all these conversations :)
 
Jatavion replied...
Oct. 25, 2009 at 2:15 pm :
lol. true :0
 
Hannahbear replied...
Oct. 25, 2009 at 2:38 pm :
then i would be bored, and that wouldnt be good. i do stupid things when im bored :D
 
Jatavion replied...
Oct. 25, 2009 at 2:41 pm :
what kinda stupid things???
 
Hannahbear replied...
Oct. 25, 2009 at 2:45 pm :
you name it, ive done it lol
 
Jatavion replied...
Oct. 25, 2009 at 4:54 pm :
that's really specific... lol.
 
Hannahbear replied...
Oct. 26, 2009 at 4:27 pm :
im a very specific person ;)
 
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