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Posted November 1, 1996 by Tim Wells in Poetry
 
 

Love Unreturned – A Poem


A shadow crosses my heart
love unraveling
falling apart
questions unanswered
feelings ignored
only a game to some
to be put away when they’re bored
please open your eyes and see
look at me
I’m a man
not a boy
not a convenience
not a toy
I gave freely my love
my heart
my soul
while trying so hard
to keep them under control
when you’re playing with fire
you’re going to get burned
that flame has a name
it is…
Love Unreturned

~ TW ~
11/96





Tim Wells

 
Dad, husband, gamer, blogger, geek. Not necessarily in that order.