I Loved You To Death

I Loved You To Death

A Poem by Scarlet Letter
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Death can bring out the worst in people.

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I loved the way your eyes
Filled with adoration 
At each glance.

I loved you to death.

I loved when your smile
Lit up the room
When I walked in.

I loved you to death.

I loved being in your arms
When they held me tight
And I finally felt safe.

I loved you to death.

I loved you when you were cold
Your heart turned to stone
And your eyes became dull.

I loved you to death.

I loved you though it hurt
When the darkness closed in
And I was left with just a memory.

I loved you to death.

I loved you in the night
When you were gone
And I laid there shivering.

I loved you to death.

I will love you always
But as I reach for my knife
With my last breath I'll say...

I loved you to death.

© 2010 Scarlet Letter



Author's Note

Scarlet Letter
Inspired by a song I heard. Feel free to give input.

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Gorgeous write! Adored it so :)

Posted 7 Years Ago


i thought about the way my ex and i ended while reading this. I really like it :)

Posted 7 Years Ago


Such a simple poem, yet it has deep undertones, yes love can be like that all consuming. well done 7 points

Posted 8 Years Ago


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"I loved you in the night
When you were gone
And I laid there shivering."
~so many beautiful lines here~
(i love this poem--beautiful)

:)

Posted 8 Years Ago


I love it!

Posted 8 Years Ago


I love this. Its truthful. Its dark, and you can really see the story> its true you can love someone yet watch them change into someone that no longer loves you within a short period of time. I love on the poem progresses so quickly and your left feeling the pain of the charcter by the end. I love it x

Posted 8 Years Ago


this is very very intense. love it! i love how you are not afraid to let out your dark side. :)

Posted 8 Years Ago



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Scarlet Letter
Scarlet Letter

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I love art of all forms. The types I practice are writing, charcoal/oil pastels, music, photography, and more. Every time I look at something I see if it would be best as a picture, drawing, poem, or .. more..

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