Ignorant of How to Love You

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  • shakeme4life
  • Learn yourself, love yourself, and respect yourself! Your past is but on step towards your future.

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Paying tribute to the innocence of hurting people you loved ....

Ignorant of How to Love You

I haven't forgotten that i hurt you ,
I'm aware of how I hurt you.
What i can't fathom is how to
heal your wounds.

it's been part of my inner struggle,
running from state to state,
relationship to relationship,
never able to completly
seal the deal.


So many years , words, feelings
damaged . I do know if
you don't share with
me what your going through
i can't help you.

Sometimes i wish i could read
your mind . Or speed through
the past to erase the emotional
crimes.


I respect the fact
that even though , your
in pain , you make
room for me.

Unfortunately , we had more than
just time going against us.
generational curses, wounded
people steering our relationship
set us up for failure.

Seeing the growth and maturity
allows us to mend some of the hurt
knowing that we'll have
the heart to love someone
the  way we wanted to be loved.

If it helps , i see the beauty in your
eyes , spirit ,and heart.
Just one last thing , don't hold
back on love .
It's one of those emotions
that's meant to be shown and shared.


I apologize for my ignorance of love,
and for feeling too isolated to
tell you so .
Never too late , right ..
I LOVE YOU...













RDH 7/2011 

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ESSENCEOFLOVE commented on Ignorant of How to Love You

09-07-2011

You did your thing on this one. It made my eyes well up with the regret shown as well as the underlying asking for forgiveness. The emotion in this one is raw and honest. I admire your bravery, courage, and tenacity. You are a phenomenal writer and you deserve forgiveness and all the love your hand and heart can hold. Love you............E

shakeme4life

09/07/2011

Your words leap from the page , and jumped into my heart ... just what I needed today ... I can take all the credit ... the genes are just the right fit

phatdaddee commented on Ignorant of How to Love You

07-14-2011

Wow. i was left speechless and I'm never at a loss for words! I felt so much honesty and raw emotion in this poem!

shakeme4life

07/14/2011

Thank you phatdadde .. it's my mission to help others through spoken word , poetry , music .. Art really .. please visit again

Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.

Plato (BC 427-BC 347) Greek philosopher.

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