Patrick Shields

Rookie (November 11th,1987 / Las Vegas)

You Used To Be (My Life) - Poem by Patrick Shields

I Used To Look Forward To Our Late Night Phone Calls
You Used To Be The Reason I Got Up In The Morning
I Was The Always The One Taking The Fall
Never Did I Heed There Warning

You Used To Fill Me Up With The Blood That My Body Drained
You Used To Comfort Me When I Had A Nightmare
When I Was Around You I Never Felt Pain
I Would Always Calm You Down If You Got Scared

You Used To Be The Only Thing That Mattered In My Life
Your Perfume Was As Intoxicating As Any Drug
Always Waging These Pointless Fights
You See Me In Pain and You Just Shrug

I Wish You Could've Been Smarter With Your Choice
I Also Wish You Would Change For The Better
It Hurts So Much Just To Hear Your Voice
I Already Have Burned All Your Letters

I Used To Look Forward To Seeing You Again
I Used To Look Forward To Holding You In My Arms
We Can't and Won't Ever Be Friends
Where I Could've Kept You From Harm

But You Run To Him When You Had Someone Who Loved You
He Will Never Show You The Love and Devotion That I Showed
I Used To Love You More Than You Ever Knew
But Now I Am Finally Free Of Your Hold

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  • (1/7/2007 11:37:00 PM)

    great poem but sad... (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 7, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, December 21, 2010

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