How It Used To Be Is How It Should Be

Gone are the days

when I laughed with you.

Gone are the days

when we would go to the store

and buy clothes


Gone are the adventures.

Gone are the days 

when I felt comfortable

and happy

around you.




are the days 

when I could ask you a question

and expect a thoughtful response.

Gone are the times

when I shared thoughts with you.

These things and more 

are very



and lost

and I hope

(but don't think) 

that they will be coming back.

And it hurts

both you and me

when I say these words

but it doesn't mean 

that love

is gone.


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