This Time Apart

Time

Source

This time apart

was not my design

I searched and thought

of all the ways

to explain and understand.


It’s been so long

days turn into weeks

weeks turn into months

no reasons come to mind.

You walked away

because you could.


Trapped inside a web

of desire

you once were the dream

of everything materialized

now you are nothing.


You threw aside

the love I gave

discounted my loyalty

as if it were but a whim

instead of all I had to offer.


No choice left to determine

decisions made for me

I walk the street alone

to figure a new way.


After so many years

I am glad

that I finally see the light.

Blinded by my love

I made excuses for your ways

but all along

you were the same.

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kada94566 5 years ago

Oh my God Truthfornow, I know it all so well.

But trouble was what we thought was the truth was a lie.

Please keep following me, I think youll enjoy my poem as I enjoy yours.

There's so much to say,I hope we can both put it to words. You sure did with the poem.

Nice meeting you Kay


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truthfornow 5 years ago from New Orleans, LA Author

Thanks kada94566. I love poetry and look forward to reading your poems.


kada94566 5 years ago

If I can get the poem on. this is really hard for me. Looks like I have two profiles.I'm not sure how to put you as one that I follow, I would like keep in touch if it's ok with you. kay


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Lord De Cross 5 years ago

I'm glad you got throught that relationship! So many images of women depending on a man's mood of the day... I just commend your inspiration!

LORD


kada94566 5 years ago

Thanks Truth, I just tried but I couldn't dine a place for poems. Does it need a picture with it.

Kay


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truthfornow 5 years ago from New Orleans, LA Author

Thank you lord de cross.


kada94566 5 years ago

Hi True, Yes, they walked away because they could, and we will never understand. Because their is NO understanding.

But remember, Girl you are Not a nothing.

Kay


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always exploring 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

Beautiful, Many have been there and done that, life goes on. Thank you for sharing....


kada94566 5 years ago

Mine deceived me after 40 years, 7 kids and one son killed. Life is hard, but God never said it would be easy. Your right, "life goes on" And their IS light at the end of the tunnel. I'll try again with my profile. Be Happy Kay


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lezsaysit 4 years ago from New York, NY

I feel sorry for the person who inspired this poem. It spoke to me loud and clear. Thanks for sharing.


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truthfornow 4 years ago from New Orleans, LA Author

Good thing I just take it out in my poetry lezsaysit.

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