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The Way it Goes

A Poem

By Elise Published 3 years ago 1 min read
The Way it Goes
Photo by Paul Gilmore on Unsplash

Photo by Paul Gilmore on UnsplashThe Way it Goes

A Poem

With you, I saw beauty in life,

and the darkness which once surrounded me shifted.

And finally, I could see the beauty in the world.

But you held onto my darkness and held it close to your heart.

I knew this was coming,

it's happened before

but that's just the way it goes with us, 


Yet mistakes of the past never turned into lessons,

and so I stayed, trying my hardest to love you,

praying my love would bring comfort

and hoping that eventually, you'd see the beauty that I saw.

But you clawed and screamed

until I let go

and so I did

because that's just the way it goes.

We drifted apart,

and my darkness vanished from you.

Yet I know a part of you still calls for me,

now I know to ignore it,

it's a lesson I learned.

And so I allow myself to move on,

finally understanding that my love

will never be enough, not for you.

Yet I would have spent many lifetimes

trying to fix what was broken between us.

But my love is meant for another,

and that's just the way it goes.


About the Creator


I love all things tarot, art, and writing!

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