Hard to Let Go of Love - A Poem

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A Poem I wrote a long time ago...

It's hard to let go of someone you love

It takes more then a push, more then a shove

Because when you give up a piece of your heart

Having him leave will just tear you apart

I know that it hurts, and I know why you cry

I know why you feel like your dying inside

He lied to you, girl, and he played with your mind!

He yelled and abused you, used words so unkind

Yet you let him come back, gave him more of your heart

Now your crying and hurting and falling apart

Love yourself first, then you would realize

All that fighting and fussing is a waste of your time

Treat yourself right, make him do the same

Don't fight other women girl, he is to blame

Hold your head high, look him straight in the eyes

Tell him "Baby, I'm steppin, don't you dare look surprised!"

Then walk out that door, don't you ever look back

Don't let a man hit you, you deserve respect

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HattieMattieMae 4 years ago from Limburg, Netherlands

Wonderful poem! An important message as well! :)


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Scarface1300 4 years ago

Sad but true, words of wisdom in poetic form... I loved this poem UP and Awesome


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saddlerider1 4 years ago

Well put together piece, I felt the message, I felt the pain, I felt love fading, a broken heart in the making. Nicely done, I felt each word. I vote with Scar UP and beautiful.


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breakfastpop 4 years ago

Important poem with a powerful message. If he hurts you, he doesn't love you and you deserve better! Voted up and awesome.


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ahorseback 4 years ago

Young lady , you are poetic , and should stick with it ....lol....:-}


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Pamela99 4 years ago from United States

Terrific poem with a most important message. Men who abuse women don't change. I agree with walking out that door! Rated awesome.


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My Unique Rose 4 years ago

you are very poetic your writting is amazing you got a vote up


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Carol Cross Ross 4 years ago from Hillsboro, Oregon

I so totally identify with everything you said! Its so true to love ourselves first so we do not allow others to treat as bad. Thank you for a of your support through all the bad times and good!!!!

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