A Give With No Return

A Give With No Return

A Poem by guy drori

I gave of myself to you

far more than you deserved.

Why I did so

not I know,

--yet surely it was a mistake

for you were not willing to give in return

even half of the love,

care,

time

and money

I wasted on you.

 

I would like to give you more,

yet why should I continue crossing lands

for you

if you are not even willing to walk a single mile

for me?


© 2018 guy drori


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Wow, I know this feeling, Love the last stanza, this hot home for me

Posted 2 Years Ago


guy drori

2 Years Ago

Thank you :)
i know they say if we really love someone, we expect nothing in return...but to me, real love is a give and take, a two way street...driving one way all the time gets us to dead ends.
j.

Posted 2 Years Ago


guy drori

2 Years Ago

Hey, thanks for the review, and yes, I agree with what you said about love being mutual - a two way .. read more

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What is life without art? I've been writing since I was 8 years old, and it is my main passion. I love inspiring other people & being inspired by others. Nothing is more satisfying than finishing a ma.. more..

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