Petals

January 13, 2011
By Holdhandsnotgrudges BRONZE, Cologne, Minnesota
Holdhandsnotgrudges BRONZE, Cologne, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
"Make peace with the past so it won't screw up your present"


One petal drops
A second, a third
The grass is slowly littered
As the petals keep falling
And the tears keep streaming

For every dropped petal
Is a decision
“I love her.”
“I love her not.”
He chooses with ease
While my tears are shed
Over the uncertainty
Of whether I will ever again call you mine

I wait,
I wonder,
I stay with him through every change of his mind
As much as it pains,
As much of my dignity is lost,
I stay with him

In fear
That the last petal will be plucked
And he will choose “I love her not.”

The author's comments:
This poem was written around last April and it completely expressed my feelings from that time. He eventually did choose "I love her not." It was incredibly difficult at first, but I've since accepted that we simply weren't met to be. It's been almost a year since our relationship ended. I still think about him often, but I focus more on the lessons I learned from this heartbreak. The most important thing I learned from the experience is that Someday you will get over him. Someday, you will come out stronger than you went in. And someday, a new guy will pick up your flower and choose the right petal.

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