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Emily Teich

Updated: Wed, 17 Aug 2016 07:20 am

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At times I wondered If people would still listen to me If I didn’t put my words on paper If my only solitude Was when I was alone With the company of my own silence And then I found you You had me fooled Telling me you could fill the hole That someone else dug in my heart I wanted every ounce of you A chemistry only I felt The moments where you pulled me close Were only stepping-stones To your selfish desires Because the only time you really listened Was when I was whispering in your ear For more You tied a rope around my heart Just long enough to make me stay And then when I reached for yours The rope was never long enough I opened up my world to you Only to be broken down to the core You told me you were an open book But you never let me turn a page So I found myself trapped In a chapter where I didn’t belong I acted as if your deceiving words Didn’t rip my heart into pieces When you told me I wasn’t good enough all the pain in my heart Hindered my mind from telling my Mouth that it was okay to be honest But I lied to you And I lied to myself The clock will always go forward With or without or love And our time will fade Like the picture I painted in my mind Of you and I

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