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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.



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.



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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