As Much as I May Hate It...

March 22, 2010
By 0lastoctober0 BRONZE, Cameron, Missouri
0lastoctober0 BRONZE, Cameron, Missouri
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I hate feeling like I hate you
and knowing that I don't,
knowing that I can't,
knowing that it doesn't matter in the end.

I hate pretending I don't care
and pretending that I've moved on,
pretending I don't avoid you, pretending that you don't notice when I won't look you in the eyes.

I hate smiling when you smile at me
and smiling when you tell a joke,
smiling because you want me to,
smiling because if I don't I'll hurt your feelings.

I hate hugging you when you're sad
and hugging you when you're crying,
hugging you because I hurt you,
hugging you because I don't want to let you go.

I hate loving you when you've hurt me
and loving you when you've made me so mad,
loving you because it's what I should do,
loving you because it's all I ever could do, as much as I may hate it.

The author's comments:
I think a lot of people can relate to this. There is often someone in our life who we can't help but love until the end, even if they are bad news, intentionally or not. Sometimes we just can't let go of being hurt by someone, like a family member, but we still love them with all of our heart.

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