Jake Harris

My One True Love

I never wanted this day to come,
I never wanted to see you go.
I thought we'd be together forever
But you didn't see it so.

I know that we fought, but we always made up
I thought that love conquered all
Being with you meant I could do anything
But without you I cannot stand tall

I love you with every part of me,
From my heart right into my soul
Now that you're gone I can't feel a thing
I am empty and filling with cold

You said that you couldn't see a future with me
But I can't see any at all without you
All I want is to hold you again
To kiss you and just know that you're there

I feel like a child of five when I cry
And that's all i've been doing for days
Looking back at where I went wrong
I wish I could change my ways

For without you my heart is dying so slowly
I wish that you felt the same
I only want a second chance
To prove that i've lifted my game

I can love you forever, eternally true
My life would be all for you
If only you could see that a future with me
Does exist, and that we can be happy.

Submitted: Monday, December 14, 2009

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Comments about this poem (My One True Love by Jake Harris )

  • Veteran Poet - 1,061 Points Cynthia Buhain-baello (12/14/2009 3:11:00 AM)

    I find this well-written and fully expressive of deep emotions for lost love.
    Woven into poetry, this is definitely a work of diligence and intensity. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie masked lady (12/14/2009 2:19:00 AM)

    voted 10 for a very beautiful poem of love. If only it was reciprocated as expected, it would have been more beautiful.


    Thanks! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie masked lady (12/14/2009 2:17:00 AM)

    A very beautiful poem of love. It would have been more beautiful if only the love was reciprocated the way it was. Voted 10 for a beautil love poem.

    Please find time to read my poem THE MOST BEAUTIFUL POEM OF MY LIFETIME. Thanks and God Bless. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Maxi R (12/14/2009 1:05:00 AM)

    I'm not really into poetry that rhymes. (Report) Reply

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