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Second-hand Love

Updated on July 6, 2013


"the truth is, i gave my heart a long time ago, my whole heart. and i never really got it back."


When he left,
he took away with him
some young girl's
heart and dreams.


She hold on to a promise
that he'll be back
some years later
and no such luck.


Her world turns into a whirlwind
with no direction to go
she lost her heart
and the man she used to know.


She loved another man
and promised to be with him
but did not expect
the man who took her heart came.


He begged another chance
to start anew
but the girl just took his heart
and let it go.


© 2012 Mycee. All Rights Reserved.

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      IAmForbidden 6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      yeah.. if you love one another, dont let go, but rather hold on. because some things fade away in time, even love. a person cannot wait forever for something that you are not sure of.

      i have read a quote before, it says: absence makes the heart grow fonder but too much of it makes the heart find another. hehehe

      thanks for the comment Coffee :)

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      Marites Mabugat-Simbajon 6 years ago from Toronto, Ontario

      Oh, so beautiful! Smart girl!

      "If you love something, set it free- if it comes back to you, it was meant to be."...I don't really believe in this quote because it could just be too late when there is the new someone worth keeping.

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      IAmForbidden 6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Thank you so much p10kabhijita! Really appreciate your comment!

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      Abhijit Aswath 6 years ago from India

      Some decisions are extremely difficult to make. God bless you! beautiful poetry. Deep feelings expressed in minimal words. You are very talented

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      IAmForbidden 6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Thank you for the read Vinaya :)

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      Vinaya Ghimire 6 years ago from Nepal

      Those who take our heart away have to remember, when they sow thrown, they cannot expect flower.

    • unknown spy profile image
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      IAmForbidden 6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Thanks Jon so much!! :)

    • unknown spy profile image
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      IAmForbidden 6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Thank you snowdrops.

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      Jonathan McCloskey 6 years ago from Cinnaminson, New Jersey

      Moving on and getting through things may be tough, but it's the only way to make ourselves better again. There can't be a rainbow without some rain. Great poem and thank you for sharing it with us.

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      snowdrops 6 years ago from The Second Star to the Right

      Beautiful and heartbreaking poem.

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      IAmForbidden 6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Gypsy, Bravewarrior, Lot,

      I really really appreciate your comments! Cheers1 Thank you so much!

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      Lot Rillera 6 years ago from Philippines

      letting go is the best way to moved on, glad that you did. this is nice.

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      Shauna L Bowling 6 years ago from Central Florida

      Wow, Gypsy! That, I think, puts life's philosophy in a nutshell. Succinct, to the point, and very powerful!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 6 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and beautiful. Sometimes letting go is the hardest thing but best if we do it so another love can find us and give us what we need.

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      IAmForbidden 6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      wow thank you so much! :) God bless lhchan!

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      lhchan 6 years ago

      Just want to say thanks for the poem tell all about feelings. Beautiful.

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      IAmForbidden 6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Thanks Rosemay for the wonderful comment! :)

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      Rosemary Sadler 6 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      We can never go back, it would not be the same and a part of you would always hurt and resent the way he broke your heart. Time to move on and find love with someone who truly loves you.

      Excellent poem that expressed your feelings well.

    • unknown spy profile image
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      IAmForbidden 6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Thank you!

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      Esther Earl 6 years ago

      beautiful

    • unknown spy profile image
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      IAmForbidden 6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      thank you for the wonderful message kjforce! we just have to know when it's time to let go...

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      IAmForbidden 6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Yeah i guess do Ethan..when someone break your heart into a million pieces, some part of it will be missing..forever. thanks for the read! appreciate it much!

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      IAmForbidden 6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Bravewarrior, thank you reading and leaving this message. finding and loving another when your heart still belongs to someone else is very hard..

      but if your heart is always crushed, then it's time; and always love yourself.

      Have a nice day :)

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      IAmForbidden 6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Thank you so much Joyce!

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      IAmForbidden 6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      hi Azlan. yes, people change thru time. they have to move on to a life that was fuzzy and embrace their future. forever is a way too long.

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      IAmForbidden 6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      hi Vnsatopakan.. in one way or another, we have to move one. thank you for reading

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      IAmForbidden 6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      tobusiness, thank you for reading and for this message.

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      kjforce 6 years ago from Florida

      We all have the option to make choices..we make whatever choice suits the moment..unrequitted lovebut..like anything else in life sometimes becomes an obsession that is hard to deal with..but like many things in life,once we achieve, we move on..human nature..very thought provoking hub..

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      Ethan Green 6 years ago from England

      You can never really go back to the person you once were, and your heart can never be exactly the same again. But you do evolve, as does your heart, and so that sense of loss becomes a new part of a new you. And hopefully the new you can be a better you than the old you:-)

      Voted up and beautiful:-)

      Ethan

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      Shauna L Bowling 6 years ago from Central Florida

      Good for you, unknown! You'll find in life you'll have to let go over and over again. You've picked yourself up by the bootstraps and are moving on. Eventually you'll find what you seek. Just don't compromise yourself. I have a motto I live by, "if it feels good, do it. If it doesn't, don't. And when it stops, quit."

      Be true to yourself. You have so much to offer! Don't waste it on those who don't see or want to squash your heart and soul!

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      Joyce Haragsim 6 years ago from Southern Nevada

      Very good poem all about feelings. Voted up and beautiful, Joyce.

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      Azlan 6 years ago

      Well,u know what i learnt from this hub spy,time changes people,what she did was tough ,but she dint want to break someone else's heart ,who truely loved her,thats great spy.

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      Dr.Vangeepuram Navaneetham Satakopan 6 years ago from Chennai, India

      The one mistake we make will continue to haunt us for the rest of our life. This girl was absolutely right in doing what she did.

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 6 years ago from Lincolnshire, U.K

      Wound heals, the scars reminds us that love can hurt but we can move pass the pain.

      Nice work

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      IAmForbidden 6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Thanks as always Billy! Have a great day :)

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      Bill Holland 6 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Sometimes that is the only way to find peace. We have to let go in order to find happiness. Bless you my dear and well done as always.

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