Because I Love You

Because I love you,

Ill ignore the aberration

feeling in my heart.

Because I love you,

Ill ignore all of the belated

compliments you've given me.

Because I love you, ill

Hold onto all the cache of

Love notes I've written you.

Because I love you, I

Tolerate your malicious

Behavior.

Because I love you, i'll ignore the

Dearth of times you’ve

Refused to tell me

You loved me.

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Because I love you so much

I stopped…

So I could love myself more.

Now every waking moment

I tell myself

“Because I want to love you,

I'll allow my heart to heal.

Because I want to love you,

I'll compliment you.

Because I want to love you,

Ill write down the reasons you

deserve love.

Because I want to love you,

I'll demand you be treated

Right. “

Because I wanted to love myself,

You left.

But because I love myself

I didn't notice you were gone.

 

This poem is about: 
Me

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