"I told you so."

Eyes of green pierce me,

like a sword punctures a heart.

I turn, in hope he didn’t see

my emotions torn apart.


I opened my doors

and tried to be friendly,

but my mind had feared

he would only hurt me.

 

His eyes looked right at me,

he peered into my soul,

but I shut the curtains

before I could get bold.

 

My heart longed

to give him a chance,

but anxiety had decided

that he had put me in a trance.

 

His smile enticed my mind

for a second too many,

dropping the shield

I ran to his insincerity.

 

Falling for his charm was an illusion,

a glorified plunge into the pain of losing.

 

From mind to heart,

A horrific phrase,

When my love fell through

All I could say

 

“I told you so.”

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