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The Way it Goes

by Elise 2 years ago in heartbreak
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A Poem

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, 

unfortunately.

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.

heartbreak

About the author

Elise

I love writing & reading poetry & fiction.

Grateful for those who read and support me.

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