Love Kills Slowly—But I’m Still Breathing

June 3, 2010
By LiteraryJustice PLATINUM, Alexandria, Virginia
LiteraryJustice PLATINUM, Alexandria, Virginia
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Before all the feathers can slip away,
Before I’m lost in insanity,
Please, know,
I’m writing this for you.

Because you were there,
Then and before,
Before I lost,
To my own heart.
You were there,
And you loved me.

I’m sitting in an empty room,
A sunset of dark pink and blue,
How much it hurt; those words he said,
They made me think of you.

And before the grains of sandy time,
Slip away, no longer mine,
Please, know,
I’m thankful for you.

Because you were there,
Then and before,
Before he went,
And broke my heart.
You were there,
And you loved me.

I wonder what it is, I’ve done,
I wonder just where I’ve gone,
Away from your loving eyes,
Love kills slowly
—but I’m still alive.
All because of you.

You’re the reason why.

Because you were there,
Then and before,
Before I lay broken,
On the floor.
You were there,
And you loved me.


The author's comments:
This piece is written on the behalf of two important people in my life; my best friend who helped me through difficult times and myself in order to remind myself that even though love may hurt, it is important to always keep trying-- keep breathing, no matter what.

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Miseltoe GOLD said...
on Jul. 16 2010 at 7:19 pm
Miseltoe GOLD, Boneville, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
I'm a loser and I love to lose. Each time I lose its different, it teaches me something else... but winning loses its glamour after the first few times. so I love to lose

i like it more cuz shes a girl. Girlfriends never want more than being friends.

on Jul. 16 2010 at 9:58 am
LiteraryJustice PLATINUM, Alexandria, Virginia
45 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Thank you! :D I'm glad you enjoyed it. ^^

To answer your question, my best friend in this poem is a girl. I love her as my best friend. :)


Miseltoe GOLD said...
on Jul. 4 2010 at 4:32 pm
Miseltoe GOLD, Boneville, Georgia
15 articles 2 photos 49 comments

Favorite Quote:
I'm a loser and I love to lose. Each time I lose its different, it teaches me something else... but winning loses its glamour after the first few times. so I love to lose

Its nice love the rhyming. But one question for curiousity's sake is your best friend a guy or girl


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