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You so tenderly and graciously
let me go
and I couldn't do the same.
I finally see the truth in the whispers
that you can't give me anymore.
Even though I heard you
I based it against myself
and how I felt I would handle
my love if I were in your shoes.
In my heart I recognize
that I wasn't allowing space for you
to love me in the only way you knew how to.
I wasn't able to give up my expectations.
Releasing those hopes isn't easy
and that's not an excuse.
It is something that is difficult for me
and I know life often calls for us to relinquish
our tight grips.
You've been so caring through all of this.
Oh, how I would do anything for you.
Through all of my mistakes and failings,
all I want to do is be and give you what you need.
Why can't I receive the same?
If only you could feel just how much I love you