No You Didn’t

No You Didn't

No You Didn’t!

They asked me about my craft
They ask me why I am so daft
I tell them that it gets me by
After having said, “Goodbye”

“No you didn’t!” they still recant
You write as if he’s in your hat!
I tell them they don’t have a clue
He’s gone and I am not so blue

They pity me for hanging on
To a hope he’ll come back, COME!
But I say even if he were dead
The love I feel is stuck in my head

“Why, oh why?! But he did you WRONG!
I don’t care! In my heart he belongs
So it isn’t love to win him back?
Hell no! It shows my love don’t lack!

They say, so you’re loving your BETRAYER?
Yes, my poetry’s like a long-form prayer
You are really crazy, you are really nuts!
I tell them, I know…I’ve got some guts!

But you should feel mad and sad and blue
You know you can’t have him, his love’s NOT for you
I tell them love is for everyone
And then they look at me stunned!

But you’re selfish to hang on
He can’t love you back in a song
I tell them I don’t care about romance
I don’t even care that I don’t stand a chance

Then they shake their heads in disbelief
Because surely loving her enemies gives her grief
But really, I’m laughing inside
Because my love has not died

I won’t tell a lie and I won’t try to hide
In him I cannot confide
I let it go to fly, sigh, and that is how I try
Certainly, I’ll walk beside him in my mind

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About bognetta

Love has been so much more powerful than other people's control. I think it's all love, but sometimes it doesn't feel like love. That is because so many people are defensive, protective, and do not care to trust in that four letter!
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