Scott Doherty


Questions - Poem by Scott Doherty

How many times will I say I love you
Only to find I speak it only in my thoughts?
How often will I turn to you
To find your back turned to me?
How many times will I lose myself in your beauty
Only to find the path again through painful sorrow?
Why do I resist my love of you
In hopes of a stronger, future love?
While through my wait I live a life
Of sorrow, confusion, and isolation?
Why must my most scornful of enemies
Be my most dearest of friends?


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 9, 2004

Poem Edited: Monday, January 24, 2005


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