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Updated on November 5, 2015

Because Of You!


I misunderstood you

Thought you were someone else

Don’t really have much else to say


I’m sorry

I wish I had been nicer to you

When I had the chance

Wish I could’ve taken the time to read you

Complicated as it may seem

Expected you to be there

Even when I didn’t need you

I explained too much

You may say it wasn’t enough

Studdered out every word

Wanted to make you proud

Of me

Struggled to be proud of myself

You pointed out everything I did wrong

Praised me in your own way

I’ve done everything right

Everything you asked me to do

I did everything

You expected me to do

Now I’m done

I’m doing what you forced me to do


Weak in your eyes

Motivated from a past that taught me

About you

I haven’t got anymore to say

Because I’ve said it all

You’ve taught me nothing

What I didn’t already know in the first place

I’m seeing it now

Than I did back then

Hid behind your mask

Played I love you

I loved you too

Now I’ve lost you

And won myself back

Never sure who that was

Until yesterday

Now I know what I must do

Was empty for so long

I’m searching for the new me

That I lost so long ago

Found myself in love

Seeing him fullfills me

The way you never could

Even though you should

What I Meant To Do

I tried so hard

For no reason

I believed you

Fooled I was supposed to

I know better now

What I meant to do

Put on your own show

And I’m the freak

Keep laughing

It’s all you know how to do

I’d be laughing too

If I pushed away

Someone I only thought I knew

I tried so hard

For no reason

I believed you

Fooled I was supposed to

I know better now

What I meant to do

Lived my life in your movie

I was always in a movie

In every movie

I am your favorite character

But, that’s all

You are to me

It’s all you’ll ever be

I tried so hard

For no reason

I believed you

Fooled I was supposed to

I know better now

What I meant to do

No example was right or wrong

Doesn’t make up for what you did

I’m bigger and stronger

I can handle it all now

Not because of what you taught me

But, because of what you didn’t

I tried so hard

For no reason

I believed you

Fooled I was supposed to

I know better now

What I meant to do

Everyone Gets A Second Chance


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    • Amanda Abbott profile imageAUTHOR

      Meredith McLarty 

      3 years ago from Sioux City, IA

      Thank you so much. I'll check out The Catfish right away.

    • CrisSp profile image


      3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      These are quite delicate lines of emotions and you reminded me of the hub I've written long ago entitled, The Catfish.

      And yes, we all deserved a second chance...a much better chance.

      I like your chosen title (s) and it was a pleasure reading this hub.


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