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your intensity was blinding
from the first conversation

and it felt

like a vacuum or like steel to flint
pulling me in,
striking a spark

with every
heartfelt emotion
you spilled out

until you drew sentiment forth…

a fire from
my very bones

but my strength,
the fuel, is nearly gone

sapped

by the ceaseless feeling of
needing to be your pillar,
the weight of
all your unhappiness

worn across my tender shoulders

like a yoke

it seemed no matter how i tried
it was never enough,
never the right words

and i grew tired;

wearied of wanting so much
to build you up
help you create a foundation
within you

that
wouldn't crumble

then you decided
within your compulsive thoughts
that i must have realized
you're not really
the man for me,

not who i need

and suddenly i comprehend…

i've not considered
what it is that i needed
or wanted

of you

until now it's been

all about the pain you've experienced,

the void your life has been,

your dream of finding love

the escape
you hoped to find

all the sorrow and prayers
the wishes, the yearnings

that culminated

in your finding me
then…

pushing me away

in my knowing how to love
not only you
but everyone i know

you found fault

wallowed in jealousy
instead of embracing
the woman

God

made me to be

suddenly i've seen
what i must

and choose
to let you go and
be true to who i am

and

yet i pray you'll
one day see

you are the instigator
of your own

pain

which means

you can also be the creator
of your own

joy


K. Tate Jacoby
Copyright August 23, 2011



        
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