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April 12, 2014 / austreberto

we survived and can still walk and will laugh about this some day (day twelve)

we survived and can still walk and will laugh about this some day

 

it’s always easy to look back

after it’s all been said and done

to miss something that wasn’t good for you in the first place

 

focusing only on the highlights

what worked

with our selective memories

and ignoring all the rest

 

it’s why so many people keep going back to the same mistakes

 

with all of the i told you so’s

what are you doing with yourself these days to better your future

 

are you stuck in the trudges of your insecurities

or are you moving forward

leaving behind all that luggage you’ve been carrying around for years

forgetting where you got them in the first place

 

i tried my best to hug you as tight as i could so all the pieces would fit again

 

with my constant reassurance that you asked for on a daily basis

when you called yourself a needy bitch

 

we just spoke different languages of love

expecting the other to understand

 

middle grounds were difficult to reach because even those were different distances between us

 

compromise was a word that was foreign

 

walking down the wrong way of one way streets

but still surprised when we crashed

 

i did my best to control the wreckage when we spun out

 

the airbags were broken before we got in

but that didn’t stop us from trying

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