Sorrow and Emptiness



I could recite a thousand poems
Of what you mean to me
But then none of them would be mine
And still you wouldn't see
I can't us another's words
About how you make me feel
The words I have for you
Are the ones in my heart still
I know I hurt you in some way
That I am trying to understand
Perhaps I was envious and jealous
Because I am a man
You are very special to me
Even though you retreat away
If you ever come back to me
My sorrow would wash away
I know all the things I do
I feel are in vain
But this time it feels
That we'll never be the same

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Submitted by lukeafink on May 02, 2011

Modified by lukeafink on November 16, 2022

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABCBDEFGHIJKBHBHFLMN
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 549
Words 120
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 20

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