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 We're Still Trying annah        (More) 4/18/2018
 Seeing You Forget annah        (More) 4/18/2018
 K.M.M. 4 D.I.S. adaptation        (More) 3/1/2018
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 Deepest Depths  ThaPoeticFire        (More) 1/13/2018
 empty D.A. Kruse        (More) 12/30/2017
 The Park Bench Conversation norman        (More) 12/14/2017
 IN YEARS poetalthomas        (More) 11/18/2017
 LET ME BE Abdul_Malik        (More) 11/14/2017
 These are the slices of my heart D.A. Kruse        (More) 11/12/2017
 Time in space Time in mind kilrroy        (More) 11/8/2017
 Silence BeautifullyJaded        (More) 11/8/2017
 Torment Brokenangel79        (More) 10/29/2017
 Darkening Brokenangel79        (More) 10/29/2017
 Break Up Brokenangel79        (More) 10/22/2017
 Nits poetryaa3        (More) 10/21/2017
 Regrets poetryaa3        (More) 10/14/2017
 Why Must I Have To Wait So Long? RaymondCook        (More) 9/1/2017
 Replace The Broken Brokenangel79        (More) 8/30/2017
 I Don't Know Anymore Brokenangel79        (More) 8/28/2017
 My Heart Brokenangel79        (More) 8/25/2017
 a world away bcharmed        (More) 8/15/2017
 it's not you, it's me... Fargo Williams        (More) 8/12/2017
 Imploding J lauralynn19        (More) 7/16/2017
 Holding on Picck1        (More) 7/3/2017
 Poem: Experiential Reality Joseph J. Breunig 3rd        (More) 5/13/2017
 delete delete        (More) 4/5/2017
 in the moment r warren        (More) 4/4/2017
 WITH A PEASANT poetalthomas        (More) 3/12/2017
 Pretending Brianna Lee        (More) 2/26/2017

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We're Still Trying

I kept the shirts you gave to me
I wear them when I need
To feel

I kept the secrets you told me
Since you've been gone
The same

You only visit me now
In my dreams

Neither of us knew how
To fix things

But we still tried

You kept the letters I gave you
You pull them out
You're drunk

You kept your mind on me too
You look for me
In other

But you only see me now
In your dreams

We don't blame ourselves
Just bad timing

But we still try

Trying to let go is hard when you don't know what you're holding onto in the first place
I'm still haunted by the thought of what we might have been if we stayed
You may not know it but you and I are exactly the same
I may be bitter still, but I look out to make sure you're okay
I know you do the same

I carry your words with me
I hear them when I need
To feel

You carry pieces of me
You didn't want to leave
But it's all
The same

We're not like we used to be
We're different people

We're not recovered completely
We're not equal

But we try

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