Chosen To Want



Feelings are flawed

I once chose not to feel

I once gave up within

A life I had yet

To reveal.

I once cried so hard

I threw up my tears

But I learned once more

That all feelings

Are real.

The ace in my lungs

The pain in my heart

I chose to leave

Still, we did not part

I feel the pain

Within the bruised parts

Of my body

My object

That I've chosen

To want.
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Submitted by Sproutheadedhurt on January 04, 2024

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Scheme X X X X X X X X X A X A X X X X
Closest metre Iambic dimeter
Characters 378
Words 101
Stanzas 16
Stanza Lengths 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1

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