Why we won't last


You will not always love me.

We could never last and for some time now I think I have known that.

You are a planet, the Earth full of life and possibilities.

You are constant, predictable.

Each morning you rise in the east and each night you set.

Sure some days you rain, hell some days you storm,

but you always calm down, you always go back to the way things have been.

See you are easy, not hot tempered or irrational.

You are a novel, one that I have read a hundred different times,

a classic and tale that will always be retold.

We could never last.

I am a theory, 

I am a poem unfinished and the broken pen,

ink staining the page ruining your work.

I am coarse and brash,

Weathered on the edges,

a piece from a thrift shop you thought you needed,

but ended up donating once again.

I am a disaster.

A absolute fucking catastrophe.

One that you can't hide from and can't run from. 

This is why we can't be in love and for that I am deeply sorry.

  • Author: amelliawagg (Offline Offline)
  • Published: May 25th, 2017 20:44
  • Category: Unclassified
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  • valene

    WOW! you've obviously given the relationship you speak of a great deal of thought. I'm impressed by your insight as to who you both are and why this relationship can't move forward. I think it's well written and i like your use of metaphors thruout. they make for a more powerful read and help to get your reasons across. i also feel a bit sad for both of you 🙁

  • Esmeraldaya

    I'm so sorry that you relationship didn't work out. This was very insightful and gave readers and in-depth look into your every thought.

  • Louis Gibbs

    Well written piece! Your relationship sounds all too familiar to me. But then, there is always the 'attraction of opposites' factor at play, a balancing effect ... perhaps?

  • IAmBeu

    Oh wow. Any amount of praise would still be an understatement...very good. The feeling i get is one of anguished resignation, very poignant writing!

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