I’m sorry I

I’m sorry I looked-

I’m sorry I stayed.

I’m sorry I hid.

I’m sorry I cared.

I’m sorry I ever even liked you!

But-in reality- I’m not sorry for any of it.

If I was sorry, I wouldn’t have cared enough to look,

I wouldn’t have stayed put

The pain you inflict when I see you.

I stayed away because of YOU.

I hid the pain away

Like a seed of hope.

Kept, protected, waiting to be planted

On a brighter day.

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