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You Choose to Stay

To: A Girl Who Can't Seem to Leave - From: A Girl Who Says You Can

You Choose to Stay
Courtney Walker

He tells you you’re different,

you’re not like the rest.

Compliments your smile,

and the curves on your chest.

He says he's never felt,

what he feels for you.

That when he's falling apart,

you're his faithful glue.

He lets you meet his family,

says you're his saving grace.

All these sweet reasons,

are why you choose to stay.

He asks you who you're texting,

why you keep looking at your phone.

Always seems sort of jealous,

but says he just wants you as his own.

Your friends start to notice,

and advice you to be cautious.

He says they're too involved,

and that he finds it obnoxious.

You're left with a decision,

that he forces you to make.

Him or your friends?

And you choose to stay.

You're not happy at all,

he makes you feel alone.

You're not even yourself anymore,

just a poorly replicated clone.

He says that you're crazy,

an irrational b*tch.

You thought things would get better,

but his insecurities can't be stitched.

There's more out there for you,

than being stuck in this cage.

So please ask yourself,

why you choose to stay?

Flash forward some years,

you're standing at the ocean.

Breathing fresh air,

taking in all of life's motions.

The joy of friendship,

the satisfaction of laughter.

Do you feel at peace?

That's all that really matters -

There's so much to experience

and no time to be wasted.

Leave who holds you back,

Don't let your life become jaded.

The hardest lesson to learn,

isn't choosing to stay;

It's knowing your worth,

and when to walk away.

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