Starrbox Munoz

Linger In My Heart

Even in the blossom of something new I can't help but still remain fixed on the past
I'm jeopardizing myself from enjoying this new happiness simply because the guilt & remorse of our dead love lingers in my heart

I wish I didn't care at all, but I do.
I wish I could erase you completely from my mind, but I can't.
I wish I could move on and never think about you again, but that's impossible.

Engrained you are in my memory, my heart will always hold a place just for you, there's nothing I can do to delet you from my past.
Yet, here I am trying to figure out a way to do so.
I'm trying to forget you, to erase you and all the memories of you
I constantly find myself secretly comparing you and the new beau in my life
I consistently notice all the similarities and differences between you two
I keep telling myself not to do so, but I can't help it.
My mind won't let me keep you two separate.
There's things I've only felt with you, but there's things that only until now have I ever dreamt of and he makes me feel them, not you
Yet, still my mind brings up the memory of you and my heart refuses to let you go

Poem Submitted: Monday, September 24, 2012

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