The Better

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

I've been gone for a long time. Now I'm back. Sort of.

Time.

It leisured by and I questioned why.

It passed and still I sat.

My mind raced, as morning became night, became morning became night.

I left. Again.

You wondered why. Again.

You would ask; Why did you leave? Why did you not say goodbye?

I would softly say; I did say goodbye. You just didn't hear me.

You would say; You didn't tell me the reason you left.

I would subtly speak; I went off seeking for the better.

The better what? You might ask, maybe only to yourself.

The better everything.

You would question, with tears swelling in your eyes and pain preparing to pounce;

Was I not good enough for you?

And I would hesitantly respond, the tears you spill now being shared with me;

It was I who was not good enough for you.

I went looking for the better, and all that turned up was the same.

I came back and realized; You were the better all along.

I failed to see that, the fool I am.

I went off searching for life to come back to me,

and the only thing that came to me was nothing.

Nothing filled the hole where you once were, the idiot I am.

Will you embrace me?

Will you welcome me?

Will you still be the better,

the better everything I am because of you?

???

The sun goes down, I am around


Submitted: November 15, 2010

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