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The Current

A poem

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The Current
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Years gone by,

with a silent hope, a silent cry

Chasing the fairytale that went awry

Tears washed up and dried along the shore

Rattling me to my core

Enough is enough

Like finding a golf ball in the rough

Tirelessly looking, tirelessly wanting

Vowing to cherish my peace and accept what was

I decided there would be no end

To my loneliness I called my friend

Life is a mystery and love is no different

The way it hits you like a current

Hard to see and hard to judge

Dare I move, dare I budge?


You quickly became that current

One I couldn't see and one I couldn't stop

Hopelessly falling

swimming frantically back to the top

It was a twist of the fates

And before I knew it, it was too late

Swept away

It all felt too good to be true

But I couldn't deny, it felt different talking to you

Now I am somewhere lost at sea

and though it sounds scary, there is no place I'd rather be

How did I get here?

I was finally content alone

But thats when the current finds you

and you forget what you have known

I could try and deny what I feel is real

But that is just not the case

This is the real deal

Away at sea, it's just you and me

the current that took me, fully for me



















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