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"Should" Isn't Good Enough

I should be there with you.
You know it.
I should be by your side,
Our fingers intertwined.
A perfect little knot,
One that somehow came undone.
I should be safe,
Wrapped in your warm embrace,
Bundled in your caring arms,
You holding me close to your heart.
I should feel it beating,
Beating for me.
You should be kissing me,
A feather touch of the lips,
Upon my mouth, my cheek, my neck,
Telling me you love me,
Making me feel innocent.
But no.
No.
I made one mistake,
Took one step too far,
And I fell.
You jumped to save me,
But it was too late,
And we both got hurt.




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MaybeImCrazyButIThinkILovedYouThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
yesterday at 9:39 pm:
First of all, nice job! Second, What does this mean? You said "one step too far," does that mean you let him in by trusting him, or did you sleep with him?
 
GleekGamerThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
today at 2:55 pm :
Haha, no I didn't sleep with him! What I meant by taking one step too far was that I said something and crossed the line, which started a fight between us, which led to us breaking up.
 
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