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It Wasn't Love

that kept us

By Sam Eliza GreenPublished about a year ago 1 min read
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You always swore

there was nothing more rare

than a love like ours.

*

But, it wasn’t love

that kept us

from fighting the current.

*

Rarer

than soulmates

was the way we cared

*

about the minutiae

of every moment spent together,

never knowing enough

*

time shared to endure

the loneliness

carved by a void each left.

*

Poets,

we once praised

love for our attachment.

*

Yet, I watched

when love devoured the most

wholesome bonds,

*

leaving only anguish

as a hideous

reminder not to trust.

*

No, the rarest

part of everything,

of us, is inexorable loyalty.

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About the Creator

Sam Eliza Green

Wayward soul, who finds belonging in the eerie and bittersweet. Poetry, short stories, and epics. Stay a while if you're struggling to feel understood. There's a place for you here.

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