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Loving You Still

Updated on March 29, 2015

I loved you when your heart was cold.
I loved you when your heart was empty.
I loved you at your worst,
walking around head down
with your feelings hurt.

I loved you from afar.
Before we met,
you broke my heart.
I asked my friends who you were.
Before they could reply,
I saw you kissing her.

I loved you as a cheater,
a drunk, a liar
and womanizer.
I didn't turn my cheek
when you approached me
cause my poor, broken heart
was loving you still.

I wished I could change you.
I thought I'd warm up your frozen love,
but all I wanna do now, is blame you.
Why'd you let me lose you?

I loved you at your worst.
I walked around with my feelings hurt.
I'm attracted to the darkness in your soul.
I wonder why I like a man this troubled.
Am I stupid?

All I wantes was to save you.

You chased around plenty skirts
and left their feelings hurt.
Guilt tells me I made it worse...

I enabled you.
I never set boundaries for you.
I never begged you to stay.

You gave her a ring,
but I wasn't supposed to care
cause you hadn't said your vows yet,
that's what you said.

Like you were gonna give me a real chance,
you swore you were a free man.
I knew better cause I remember the day we met.

I am full of shame.
I know I was wrong,
but that's what happens
when you combine vodka, mixed emotions
and the perfect song.

I loved you because you were beautiful
and that's why you hurt me.
Looking in your eyes
I see my name on a tombstone,
but I haven't been buried.

I know my time is coming
and no matter what you do to me,
my poor, broken heart is loving you still...

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      Kara Monterey 4 years ago from Indianapolis

      Great poem! Thanks for sharing!

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      Ryem 4 years ago from Maryland

      Thank you for reading! I'm happy you like it.

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      tweetyrob 4 years ago

      Ryem your mom asked me to read your blog and I am glad I did! Great writing..I love it and stay with it!!!

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      Ryem 4 years ago from Maryland

      Thank you so much. I'm glad you stopped through and like what you read!

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      K.A.E Grove 4 years ago from Australia

      It can be hard being in love with someone who hurts us, you expressed it beautifully here each line full with such emotion,

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      Ryem 4 years ago from Maryland

      Yes those emotions are very hard to deal with. I remember it hurt a little bit to write this poem. Thank you, nighthag for commenting! :)

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      Live To Write 4 years ago from Phoenix, Az.

      Damn!!!! (pardon my french) but the first few lines caught me by the throat, and this is that raw straight from the heart exposing that we artists should always be willing to do. Anybody can do "cute!"

      This type of poetry is "real" young lady, and makes other poets envy you

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      Ryem 4 years ago from Maryland

      Whoa that's a big compliment! I guess I should thank the guy who made me feel like that lol... Thank you, for stopping by I appreciate it.

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      Beautiful and with a ring of honesty to the passion that shines inside the words. The singer Adele got her best inspiration from break ups. i think you are similarly inspired and your emotions and great writing talents did the rest. :)

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      Ryem 4 years ago from Maryland

      Thank you, Astra I appreciate your compliments and you are so right real life situations are always the biggest inspirations to write!

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      Mike Pugh 4 years ago from New York City

      This is a tough but harsh reality about love, cause when it rains it pores as they say. I love the ending and how it twisted right back around to love once more.

      Smooth style and flow of emotional poetry written with pure passion for the other. Thumbs up and getting shared, and thanks for checking out a hub of mine recently, you now have a new follower for sure. Peace!

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      Ryem 4 years ago from Maryland

      Thank you for the support, I appreciate the follow and share! It is so true I'm sure a lot of people have had those tough experiences in love.

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      Jose Velasquez 3 years ago from Lodi, New Jersey

      You had it bad. I'm glad you're over that now.

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      Ryem 3 years ago from Maryland

      Yea, I could tell some stories LOL. I'm definitely in a much better place now, though!

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      Wordlaw Ministries 3 years ago from Chicago

      Well Ryem, I'm sure this relationship ended up in the dumps. Hope you've turned it around. Thanks for your openness!

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      Ryem 3 years ago from Maryland

      Nope, it didn't end well at all! However, I did learn and grow from the experience. I don't have any regrets. Thanks for stopping by!

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      ANIL KUMAR UPADHYAY 3 years ago from INDIA, UTTAR PRADESH STATE, KANPUR CITY

      Undoubtedly excellent poem. Thanks for sharing it.

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      Ryem 3 years ago from Maryland

      Thank you, Anil!

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