Toxic Love

By flyleaf726

Isn't it funny how you have that effect on me?
The kind that can darken my day or change what I see
Its hard to gather that this is now me
Someone who is at the mercy of what you feel for me
 
I have difficulty understanding myself
Can't find who I once was within my own self
Why can't I see beyond you for anybody else?
That bond that we had is all my heart dwells
 
Pick me up and drop me when I get in your way
Promise that you love me so I will stay
But once done, you just go away
How much more can my heart take with this decay
 
This affliction I can no longer take
This feeling of emptiness I can no longer shake
Loving you was a mistake
A mistake I can't take back and has begun to overtake

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Copyright 2013 flyleaf726
Published on Wednesday, July 17, 2013.     Filed under: "Love" and "Poetry"
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  • Austinr54 On Monday, July 22, 2013, Austinr54 (9)By person wrote:

    Very good write :)

  • A former member wrote: The one sided kind of love, the sad story of when one person falls in love with someone that does not feel the same way, and takes advantage of it.

  • RavenEssence On Wednesday, July 17, 2013, RavenEssence (28)By person wrote:

    A poem I can completely relate to. The toxic loves of our lives that we cant seem to live with or live without, they build us up, only to tear us down. They smile through our tears...good write...

  • PoetessDarkly On Wednesday, July 17, 2013, PoetessDarkly (1018)By person wrote:

    I can totally relate to this. my ex was toxic. welcome to DP stop on by and read a few if your up to it. :)

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