Poetry On The Odyssey: Read The Fine Print
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Poetry On The Odyssey: Read The Fine Print

Poetry about breaking up.

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Poetry On The Odyssey: Read The Fine Print
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There was a person you loved.

You loved the green in their eyes and the

Curve of their smile.

You got lost in their laugh and

Found in their majesty.

Weeks flew by and you started

To feel yourself falling,

And falling,

And falling,

In love

With the idea of them.

They entranced your every waking thought.

The more you saw,

The more you wanted.

The more you knew,

The more you needed.

Even without saying anything,

I knew how you felt in your

Hidden smiles,

The tone of your voice,

And the gentle way you were.

I knew this all,

Hiding a secret too.

I watched this all,

Wanting what you had.

For I loved them too.

Every waking thought,

The falling,

The curve of their smile,

I wanted it.

But I saw how they looked at you.

With the same gentle soul and

The glances your way,

They loved you back without hesitation

Or thought.

I buried my feelings and

I curled up the note.

For their sake and yours.

I pretended to not need,

To not want,

Or love.

I continued pretending until the feelings died.

I let go and I moved on.

But then you didn't read the fine print.

You didn't know that humans break easy.

You moved on quickly

Once you found another.

You said nothing of it afterwards.

It was just a thought in the back

Of your mind.

But I still loved and I still lost.

The person you loved lost.

All because you didn't read the fine print.

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