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Even If They Didn't Like Who You Were

Updated on February 25, 2012

The last time I actually forgave someone
I felt like Jesus or something
Until that precise moment
I realized I was good for nothing
Why was it so important to me?
I knew what the book said
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you
But I acted like the words had never been read
Trust becomes bigger than all of us
It's a hard thing when you learn about a lie
What's worse is how they don't like who you are
It was no longer about another guy
I don't get all this stuff about change
I was who I was the first night we spoke
Then the moment we shared wasn't good enough
I became a fish flopping in a boat
Why couldn't I stay in the river?
That's where she found me
It's not like I asked to be different
But it became her life to always disagree
I think I should treat a girl like everyone else

That way she knows what's real
Then she can decide if I'm the one for her
Maybe she'll understand how I really feel
I saw a picture the other day
Of an earthy girl and her man
They seemed happy with each other
Just like the first day their love began
She knows how I felt back then
She knows how I feel now
It took an awful long time
To get over a broken vow
It's not that I even loved her that much
I just thought I'd never understand women
I can't say that I do now
But I've learned they need to be forgiven

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      The Suburban Poet 5 years ago from Austin, Texas

      Hi again! Thank you for commenting. It is difficult sometimes but we all know how strong we feel when we truly forgive.... now forgetting is another matter! And what about trust? It's tough...

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      yes, forgive and forget...it's easier said than done...it's hard to reconcile with someone who has hurt you deeply, yet it's the best thing to do...