You used to make me swear never to leave you

February 2, 2011
By jamesacolson PLATINUM, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
jamesacolson PLATINUM, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things i cannot change, Courage to change the things i can, and Wisdom to know the difference. "

"Crying doesn't indicate that you're weak; Since birth it has been a sign that you are alive."


You used to make me swear never to leave you;
Now you're gone and will not tell me why.
I cannot guess what I have done to grieve you,
But if I have so much, then let it die.
What makes a love like ours blow away
Like a piece of paper in a gusty wind?
What makes it so impossible to stay?
What words or gestures might I now rescind?
Just as your love was once a mystery,
So now your bitterness I cannot grasp:
As if I touched your temples tenderly
And felt the twisted sinews of an asp.
Alone I face the cold, cold things you do;
I need your love to help me deal with you.



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on Jun. 13 2011 at 1:53 pm
Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is
made up of."

-- Bruce Lee

Wow. This is really powerful....  I love the part "What makes a love like ours blow away/ Like a piece of paper in a gusty wind?" Great work! :)


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