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This is about how fast love can change and how blind we can be and not see the way things really are.

Not A Tear

This is not a tear.
This is my love for you,
My sorrow for us,
And my hatred for me.
It's tragic that
Whatever we would've had
Has slipped away,
Out of reach.
I try to recall
The moment I realized
I was in love,
and the moment I realized
I wasn't.
This world I was in
Lay within my head
But reality has slapped
Me in the face.
This is not a tear.
It is my sorrow for me,
My love for us,
And my hatred for you.
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9 Visitor Comments

emmy
REALLY WONDERFUL
Julissa
I think this is a unique poem because it reminds me of what I went through when I was in a relationship that sort of relates to this poem.
kit-kat
this was a good poem its all true!
callie
That was an awesome poem. i cried when i read it. It reminds me so much of whats happened 2 me!
Dreamer
Thats one good poem you wrote i realy liked it.
Adam
I really loved this poem--expressed my feelings at the moment. Keep up the good work!
Brittany
This was a really well thought out poem. I'm not an expert or anything, but I can definately say Samantha Masales is a good poet. The last line hit me hard. It was really good. Thank you.
Tracey
this poem expresses how i feel at this very moment.
kinel
it had real feeling and drama-fantastic job

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