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One Day you’ll take a step back
Wonder, how and when your life fell so far off track?
You’ll pause a moment looking up at the sky, understanding only God knows why
This life hasn’t been easy for sure,
The roads not paved in gold;
Not calling with fortune or allure.
One Day you’ll wake up as old,
Realizing your truths have never been told.
The things you’ve left unsaid, words unspoken;
Meaninglessly drift; alone and broken
You are in a constant state of yearning,
Always choosing the wrong path;
Always so far from truly learning
If only you could go back to the who; back to the where
Each day you search and search,
Only to find; I’m not there.
One Day you’ll glance at the time
A gift so completely perfect, brings it all back to you.
One glance at your wrist causes an internal shift.
Memories come flowing in; The good, happy and true;
A time when you allowed yourself to be completely you
Someday when that one day comes,
You’ll dig deep and finally see
The happiness you seek, the love you continually long for;
You had it all along; in me.
One day when all is said and done
Your heart will know, without a doubt, I was always the one.
One Day you’ll take a deep breath,
Take inventory of what you have left; all that is wanting
In that heart-stopping, mind-bending moment of time
You genuinely know
The heart you are missing; is mine
On that day, please don’t forget:
You had my heart the second we met.
I’ll admit I pushed you away, quickly regretting the words I said that day;
“It’s okay, I’m sure. There is nothing that says you can’t be with her”
I knew it was me you always adored
I can pretend to have not seen,
When you looked in my eyes; their ever deepening green.
I bore witness each day, your eyes never truly looked away
You told me as much was true, at that point, what could we do?
I could lie and say I don’t care
Fighting feelings that I won’t admit; I don’t dare
We could ignore your words spoken long ago,
Allowing our truths to never show
What’s been done we could erase, what we feel now, we simply negate
We both know- that’s not how our story goes.
Yet I cannot continue to pretend, that this all works out for us in the end.
So someday when one day is here;
Let the feelings flow through your heart my dear,
One Day you’ll never forget; it was you who pushed me away
It was you, who let me go.
Only you have the power to change it all;
Simply tell me to stay; allow your truths to finally flow
Just say the words; Please, don’t go