Thursday, March 25, 2010

love can hurt



does it hurt me more knowing,
knowing that you just want me to be happy?
or
the fact that you are willing to let me go?

does it hurt me more moving forward,
envisioning how i was always happiest with you?
or
that, perhaps, you truly do care and i have deceived you?

does it hurt me more looking back,
remembering those kisses?
or
the ones we give to another?

does it hurt me more now,
that i wish i could be with you?
or
 realizing, i will break his heart too?


48 comments:

  1. Happiness is fleeting;
    grasp it while you may
    but let go of it lightly -
    it will come another day.

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  2. Poetry = chicken soup for the soul

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  3. such a strong expresstion of contridiction..(or at least as I read it),,:)

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  4. Very nice. Wonderful flow. I love the balance of it. It is either this or that...
    ...Or maybe a little bit of both?
    Well done. Love/ Jo.

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  5. Don't know if you've heard this song by Missy Higgins...or even if this post is fact or fiction, but it brings this song to mind...

    "I don't know what I've done
    Or if I like what I've begun
    But something told me to run
    And honey you know me it's all or none

    There were sounds in my head
    Little voices whispering
    That I should go and this should end
    Oh and I found myself listening

    'Cuz I dont know who I am, who I am without you
    All I know is that I should
    And I don't know if I could stand another hand upon you
    All I know is that I should
    'Cuz she will love you more than I could
    She who dares to stand where I stood." (Where I stood)

    Love
    Annie

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  6. i love the either/or style you've used here. very effective and gets the message across smoothly.

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  7. WOW WOW WOW
    Woman you really astound me with your words... Yours is the best poetry.
    Please Don't tell any of the others (for they are good too- but not like YOU!) wink!
    ;)

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  8. The hardest thing one can ever feel while in love is the confusion. Beautifully written as always

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  9. Good poem. Making choices when it's too late, it sounds so to me.

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  10. Wonderful, as usual, Kay. When I read your title, I thought to myself: Not only can love hurt, but it damn sure WILL! Blessings!!

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  11. Enjoy the hugs, kisses and holding hands, when it is over it is over but know it will come back into your life again, it always does..Hugs

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  12. Treasure the love you have and when it's gone, treasure it still!

    Nicely expressed, kay.

    Margie :)

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  13. You can't be sure you'll break 'his' heart too. One day, when you start to look less pretty, guys will start leaving you instead of the other way around, you know.

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  14. Oh but Dulce, one of the "others" is here and you are so busted.

    I love this poem, even though it makes me terribly sad. And just in case I might not cry, there is Wine & Words's amazing lyric. Wow.

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  15. such brutal honesty. amazing x

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  16. Thank you for the inspiration. ;)

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  17. If it's pure in will never go sour.

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  18. ~still trying to balance love..quite hard not to falter sometimes...

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  19. Awesome,you nce again wtrite straihgt form my heart. Since I meet you I am better in expressing my feelings - particularly in English. Hugs across the pond

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  20. And every question answered in the positive?

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  21. 'Or' ... That's a metaphor for life: Will I wear blue jeans today or a skirt. Will I do laundry or read a book. Go to the movies or dvd. Marry or not. lol

    Hey do you still have that little rocking horse ... in the attic perhaps ... somewhere!!!

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  22. love hurts....it's so fleeting though! Enjoy the good while you can...it's the only way I get by.

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  23. Excellent! I love coming here and reading your blog. :)

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  24. lost 4 words......simply touching :)

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  25. Has been nearly 30 years since I asked such questions, but I remember the looking back seemed to hurt more than the looking forward. The forward part turned out very well, thankfully! (As in 28 years together last Saturday).

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  26. I loved the ending... very true words said by most who have suffered heartbreak.

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  27. Hey Kay, I gave you an ward on my blog, come and check it out!

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  28. A beautiful expressive piece. I enjoyed it, although the words were sad.

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  29. I have more questions, then answers now .. love is lot more then words can ever answer or ask !!

    Sourav .. in love with me and life!! :)

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  30. This is one of my favorites. Beautiful writing!

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  31. Had to return for re-reading. Hugs to you

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  32. I knew I fell in love with you but now I have learnt to rise.

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  33. Well, here and now, silence is my comment...
    with love

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  34. Your last post....It ellapsed!

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  35. AH! The lament, the suffering, the sorrow, the forever returning thoughtful sadness--this is the sentence of the lover, the fate of all true human love.

    That is why maybe I have been told of the beautiful never-ending love of God, Who, loves equally all and everything at once. Well, He should, He made it! --grin!

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  36. Hope you are okay. I have been waiting for another post from you, come back to us soon my young friend......:-) Hugs

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  37. I dont know what I was with You
    I dont know Wha I am now
    But I know The difference of life
    The one with you
    And the one Without you
    I dont know if I likes this
    I dont know if I liked that
    But I do know
    I was'nt Living with you
    Neither I am Dead with out you

    Love Ritz..
    http://delectableflavors.blogspot.com/

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