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How Can I Tell You? (a poem)

Updated on August 6, 2010
How can I tell you when we can't even talk?
How can I tell you when we can't even talk?

How can I tell you how much you mean to me? How can I make you understand? How can I make you see? You've been with me through thick and thin, you were always there. I always knew you loved me, I always knew you cared.

How can I make you see yourself, the way that I see you? How can I make you understand there's no one else but you? How can I erase those little doubts that sometimes cloud your mind? How can I give you the peace that I know you long to find?

How do I let you know I love you and that will never change? How do I get inside your heart and take away the pain? How can I make you understand, the things that you won't see? How much that I really love you and I pray that you love me.

How do I stand the pain your insecurity puts me through? I can't take much more of this, but how do I tell you? How can I let you see the tears that you have caused to fall? How do I walk away from you, knowing you're my all?

How do I release the hurt that others to you have caused? How can I make you see that I've been with you through it all? How do I show you its me not her that's held on to your hand? How do I tell you? How do I make you understand?

How do I tell you that you'll always have my heart? How do I convince you that we'll never be apart? How do I tell you that you're pushing me away? How do I make you want me to stay? How can I pick up the pieces of the love love you had before? How do I  make you forget the past and close and lock that door?

How do I tell myself it's over, if I can't make you see? How do I explain the end to you, when I can't even explain it to me?


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      Amanda 5 years ago

      i realate to this a whole lot. but he still doesn't understand or even care..... he still doesn't wanna give us a chance.. he tells me he loves me an wants to be with me but then the next day he tells me he doesn't think its gonna work and doesn't wanna be with me anymore but yet he still loves me.......... what can i do anyone have any suggestions????

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      pmccray 7 years ago from Utah

      Sad and beautiful. . love your poems. Peace to you

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      schoolgirlforreal 7 years ago from USA

      I relate to this, we tried couple's counseling but he didn't even participate. I sympathize--and wish the communication was better.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 7 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Oh so beautiful!! your poetic skill shines through.

      Love and Peace