“I tried to show you just how much I care”…

relationships-breakup

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I wish I knew, what I know now…
Right from the very start…
Now it’s laid out before me…
The truth inside your heart…

Your words so cruelly spoken…
Those cleverly constructed lies…
Roll off your tongue with ease…
Forcing tears into my eyes…

Each one a guilt laced arrow…
Embedding into my brain…
Forcing me to defend myself…
Whilst twisted up with pain…

I used to know you better…
Better than you knew yourself…
But that’s no longer true…
And I need to protect myself…

I can’t believe the difference…
Or what’s changed in you…
It’s like you are a stranger…
Not the person I once knew…

You once were soft and gentle…
So much fun to be around…
But something’s taken over…
Destroying the love we found…

Now you’re evil and vicious…
Moods swinging wild and free…
Like a volcano always erupting…
Or a killer in the midst of a spree…

I’ve tried hard to begin again…
Go back to the very start…
When our world was young…
Before we were ripped apart…

I’ve tried forgetting the past…
The damage that’s been done…
Vanquish the haunting demons…
Set course towards the sun…

I’ve tried unlocking the chains…
That keep on holding us back…
A heavy and constant reminder…
Keeping our memories Black…

I’ve tried looking inside my soul…
For reasons to keep us close…
But the way you act around me…
I can’t destroy our ghosts…

I wish I knew what I know now…
Right from the very start…
Now it’s laid out before me…
It’s breaking my fragile heart…

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