Fate. ... that was never meant to be...

by J Lau   Jan 20, 2006


If time cheated you from fate
and robbed you of the chance,
It may be destined
that it was never meant to be.

If circumstances created obstacles
that made you part your own ways,
It may be a lesson
that both will treasure for years to come.

The fact remains that feelings
that were once true and real
maybe something which will never fade...
If you truly cared about someone...

If you truly care about someone,
You will do anything to keep that person happy.
You will want to be there when you're needed
and worried when you're not.
You may mend situations without anyone knowing;
You may take care of things without ever placing claim.

You may hide your own personal feelings
and bury them deep inside you;
You may do or say things
that may contradict with your true feelings.
For you know deep down
that it's best for the situation and everyone.

You may need to keep focus
and overcrowd your emotions with logic.
You may force yourself to listen with a deaf man's ear
and see with a blind man's eyes.
You may find yourself riding an emotional roller coaster;
or you may find yourself so helpless and despair.
You may find yourself trapped in an emotional web,
not knowing what to do.
You may find yourself so down many of times,
asking yourself what you are doing.

But if you truly love someone,
and when the chapter finally comes to an end;
You may find it surprising,
that you are truly happy
for that someone you once had feelings for;
And that you have already forgotten
about your own pain and sorrows.
All will be worth it in the end...
if you truly loveD someone.

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  • 14 years ago

    by Stephanie Naylor

    ITs easy to understand exactly what your
    talking about
    i love it because its powerful
    and there is alot
    of emotion in it
    i also liked
    the imagery
    good job

    5/5

  • 14 years ago

    by Ashleigh Skye

    Wow I know exactally what you mean.. if you loved someone you would do anything for them even move mountains.. and if it wasnt possible you would find a way. Interesting job. I really liked how it didnt have any sort of rhyme scheme, because it made the emotion that much stronger and intense. I loved it every image was stronger than the next and it made me feel powerful. Nice job.

  • 14 years ago

    by Romancing the Darker Side

    This seemed to be more of a speech than a poem to me... It had a very nice message to it, but I feel as though rhyming could've helped it seem more... poem-like. 4/5

  • 14 years ago

    by Jenni

    You are a very good poet. There is not much free verse that I find to be written so wonderfully. This poem had such strong emotions and you portrayed them so passionately. wonderful! 5/5

  • 14 years ago

    by Jenni Marie

    I liked this, I thought that the wording and imagery were wonderfully done.
    The emotion behind the words written are clear for all to see.
    I think you did an excellent job with this.