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Letting Go

John D 

What could I do

She was my world.

She danced a song like no ordinary girl.

She wasn't mine, but she only loved me.

The second I tried, she let me know she was free.

I learned right away how it was to be

Love, there was love, deeper than I had ever known

Farther than my heart had ever gone

It was like the movies in my little world and she was the star

She sometimes acted like a spoiled little girl and pushed me too far

Still, I was just her fool, I knew what I would lose.

I played my part far too well, Sometimes she played my muse

Our world was what you read about..

Dances in the rain

Lovers on a train

Kisses one past midnight

On a gravel moonlit lane

I believed it was forever.

My heart should have know better.

My love was a love that was meant to burn strong

Through time lit like fire it would not burn for long

Though our love was all we knew

Our hearts were young but strong and true

A war would take me young and then the song was sung

As time would weave it's web,

I heard from her less and less

Soon, even less.

 Until she was no more

I spent many lonely nights

With my heart in peices on the floor

I still wonder to this day.

What the stars might have to say

Had fate touched us both another way.

We'll always have that love that burned so fierce and bright.

I hold the memory of her close, to love's eternal light.

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Submitted on January 24, 2013

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