James Aykroyd

(Bradford Royal Infirmary)

Don't Turn Back


I see you walking,
I see you talking,
I haven't moved on,
My heart is scattered,
Miles so long,
But if you found yourself,
To see me walk by,
Please don't say hi,
Just carry on by,
I held you back,
I felt the crack,
You will be happy,
Just give it time,
Don't run back,
You will be wasting your time,
As much as it hurts,
I was a curse,
That you threw away,
And found a brighter day.

Submitted: Thursday, November 21, 2013
Edited: Friday, November 22, 2013

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The Painful Sight Of Seeing The Love Of Your Life You Lost

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