A Poem by poetforlife

Crushed by your lack of words
nothing spoken but so much heard
begging you to let me in
tiny glimpses, never knowing when
Emotions held so far at bay
pain, like the tides, washes me away
I care more than I know I should
The joy you could know, if only you would
But you guard your heart like a secret place
never letting me in to find a space
So much is there, the laughter, the smiles
why won't you let me love you, if just for a while?
Best friends and lovers is what I long to be
I feel the pain, the hurt you bring, but your heart is what I see
To love and lift you up like no one ever has
but you just shut me out and let this moment pass
How do I release what I never really had?
If it's not meant to be, then why am I so sad?

© 2009 poetforlife

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This happens to so many people in relationships.
What once was happy is now sad, what once was
so romantic becomes painfully ignored as feelings
diminish so to does it's lustre. Nicely Done!

Posted 12 Years Ago


11 Years Ago

Yes, I know it all too well. Thank you for your kind review. I've been off the site for a long time .. read more
Dream Weaver

11 Years Ago

I myself just came back a few months ago, you have some really good stuff here young lady, it's just.. read more
Truly beautifully written and it so reminds me of a long ago time in my own life..Your word usage is great and the rhyming also..Nice job sweetie..God bless..Valentine

Posted 14 Years Ago

This was a beautiful poem. I think we can all relate to the pain you speak of.

Keep up the good work.

- Neo

Posted 14 Years Ago

It doesn't matter our early on into a relationship it is,, pain is pain,, it all hurts the same way
having a big heart is like a double edged sword.. this was beautiful!!

Posted 14 Years Ago

It is so true and yet so frustraing to be open to someone special to you and only find them hiding, missing, or just plain not there at all for you. Very nice write, thanks for sharing.

Posted 14 Years Ago

Awe Linda such a really deeply painful poem... it is hard to care bout someone who keeps you shut out... that ending is so true.... why do we hurt if its not meant to be. Raw and powerful writing.

Posted 14 Years Ago

Such a sad poem, and easy to relate to. :] I enjoyed reading this, though a few of the lines seemed to be off-kilter, like there was a few more words there than there should be... but overall, it was good.

Posted 14 Years Ago

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This creative process is such a great outlet for me. You can pretty much tell my whole life through my poetry. I love to write. It is water, breath and air to me. It's the cheapest form of therapy I k.. more..


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