Farewell and AcceptanceFarewellFarewell and Acceptance by cheshireflare
Goodbye, my love. I wish that you would stay,
but you have made it clear that, yesterday,
I made the last of dozens of mistakes;
and though I have apologized, you say
that it's too late--and so you choose to break
up our relationship. I hope you take
care of yourself, for though our knot is frayed,
I must believe our love has not been fake.
I pray you care enough about yourself
to happily move on--and while you do
I'll sit alone in self-created Hell,
smiling only when I think of you.
Though our engagement might have met its end,
I'm still in love with you, my best of friends.
I thought myself an idiot, a fool
who didn't think to follow all the rules
of love. I thought a chance of fixing things--
of fixing everything for me and you--
was fully possible. Despite the stings,
despite the pain, despite the returned ring,
despite my months of sitting in a pool
of my own tears, I still though