I Am Going To Write You A Hundred Poems

1

As it was my failure

To adequately explain

Why it was that we were no longer

Adequate

I will instead attempt

To explain to you

(and

me)

Why we were

Not.

2

First

These poems are for you.

I know you have said that my explanations were for my own piece of mind.

They are not.

I have taken a piece of you

and mistreated it.

Here is a piece of me;

do with it what you will.

3

Second

I do not know.

If you want the/the/sis statement there it is.

If you want to dodge the question, read on.

4

Let me be clear when I define a relationship.

A relationship is not a sum of two parts.

Rather, it is the product of them.

Sometimes, one part is negative.

This turns the whole equation negative.

I think I was the negative one.

5

Let me be clear when I say

That my choice was not a criticism of you

Rather

My choice was a criticism of you times me

Just because I like 2

And 3

Does not mean

6

Floats my boat

6

Marriage is a mutual delusion

Yet it is the best we have.

I had chosen long ago

Not to marry unless

Something otherworldly hit me

And stuck with me

As I would always prefer my own company

To the company of another.

Then again,

I am not even twenty.

7

Nineteen

Is a good age

To lose it.

8teen

Seventeen

My first girlfriend

Attends my first parts

Sixteen

My first real kiss

Fifteen

My first fake kiss

Fourteen

I do not believe in relationships

Nineteen

I do not believe in relationships

But

I

Hope

You

Still

Can

Nine

I said

I hope

You hated

Me.

I still do.

Not for me

But for you

Ten

I lied

These poems

were for me

 

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