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Your game of hot and cold
leaves me tired and numb
I know this sunken feeling in my stomach
as I’ve felt it many times before
swept up in an idyllic day dream with you
until I am feeling comfortable
and perhaps even happy
I am shaken from my sleep
reminded it is, indeed, just a day dream
a cunning and cruel fantasy you created
to fulfil your temporary loneliness
your words, once sweet and delightful
now leave a bitter after taste in my mouth
I think of your touch, your soft kisses
what meaning do those have now
but just a heated moment
within cold lifeless sheets?
I feel sick in the naive thought
I believed this was something more.