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November 15, 2011
These are your shoes speaking...
I realize you don't like me,
I know you'd prefer those other ones...
The ones you left behind in Texas,
Or even those other ones you wore all summer
Until they finally ripped down the side,
The ones I'm supposed to be replacing...
But, I want you to know, that I do try.
I try to make you happy, I really do,
We don't seem to be working out
I'm not quite sure how to tell you this...
It was fun while it lasted,
We're just not made for each other.
I know it sounds harsh, but it's true.
I don't know how to support you.
You make the world seem so heavy,
Dragging your feet around all the time.
The truth is, you're wearing me out.
I'm sorry, I'm just trying to be honest.
You're not working out for me.
And I don't think I'm the best fit for you either.
You look like you're in pain when you walk,
Limping around like your knee's about to give way.
So please, don't be upset by this,
I'm just trying to do what's best for you,
What's best for us.
I just want you to know that I still care
And if you ever need me,
I'll be there for you.
I just think it's time we moved on
Before we both end up in tears.
It was nice being yours,
I'm sorry, it's over

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ImSoCoolitHurts said...
May 14, 2012 at 11:08 am
I wonder how the socks feel about the arrangement? Stuck in the middle -_-
HolesInTheHeart replied...
May 14, 2012 at 9:39 pm
D:  I lurv my socks though...I don't want them to be unhappy just because things didn't work out between me and my shoes :'(
ImSoCoolitHurts replied...
May 15, 2012 at 11:01 am
Well If your socks trully care about you the same way they will support you through this. :) Dont let it upset you too much.
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