Treasure Island

Sierra Staten

(4/17/97 / Newman, California)

Love is An Opportunity For Failure


I hurt as I watch you go.
Knowing that it was my decision -
I loved you so much I had to let you go.
There was no other way.
My love for you got in the way of everything, from my friendships to my grades.
You never left my mind or my heart, and, while that was good in some ways, it provided an excellent opportunity for failure.
So, as you go, remember that, I've only done this for love.
Everything I've ever done for you was out of love.
Real love.
Something that I will always remember about us.

Submitted: Monday, September 09, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 10, 2013

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