Daniel Richards

Rookie (09-11-1982 / London, England)

No Substitute - Poem by Daniel Richards

I want you, only you and no substitute,
i want in from the cold, but you don't say much
so i cant hold what i have not touched.
i thought i could be free happy alone, but i lost pace
now every time i go crazy when i see your face;
i've lost my heart to a cage, fell asleep and woke in rage

during the night i'd feel your breath right next to me,
waking only to find an empty space right beside and inside of me
together we can laugh smile and cry, its true, but the fact remains i can never lay a loving hand on you,
i want you and only you
no masks, no substitute
unrequited love is the hardest thing knowing you

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 26, 2008

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