Because I Love You

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East Carolina University
United States

Because I love you,

Because I love you I saw more for you than I did for myself

I let go of my success and marked the path for your access.

To fly above all obstacles with me as your wings

Because I love you, I lost all of me

 

Because I love you,

Because I love you I put you first

Unaware that I was still hurting the most

Frequently trying to ignore the fact

“Because I love you,” meant more than that.

 

Because I love you,

Because I love you meant I needed you there

To comfort my pain in the midst of my despair

I relied on you to come and relinquish

Because I love you, I began to diminish.

 

Because I loved you,

Because I loved you I have since opened my eyes

To the entrapment that was hidden in your disguise

Manipulating a heart for your personal gain,

Because I loved you, I now know the game.

 

Because I loved you,

Because I loved you I now love me.

I recognized I was the one to set myself free

The wings I needed to carry me

Because I loved you, I can now love me.

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