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What is love?

Toni Jo dulaney 1989 (Akron ohio)

If you die there would be nothing left nothing is what I'd be,
Suicide 6 feet under is where they'd find me.
Im so so sorry things are fucked up,
And I'm so fucking sorry I didn't love you enough.
I wanted to but I was never taught how,
So I ran everytime shit got rough that's what they teaching us kids now.
But see I always ran from the ones that loved me the most,
They begged and they pleaded but see I just needed my dose.
I shattered their hearts stomped them on the ground,
And I didn't care I needed no one around.
Until finally the day came where I wanted true love,
But I was so scared cuz the only love I've known was to push or to shove.
Mommy was always faded and daddy ran to the bar from her,
So when I got older I loved just like them I was mean to the core I was doing it right I was so sure.
So if you'd just open up instead of holding it all in,
You'll find were more alike then you think and then true love could begin....

About this poem

My life and losing the one that i love the most in this whole world

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Written on October 01, 2022

Submitted by Onlytru89 on October 01, 2022

Modified on March 11, 2023

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Closest metre Iambic heptameter
Characters 948
Words 213
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 16

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