To the love of my life,
though fate never allowed me to make you my wife.
When we met so many years ago,
it was love at first sight that I know.
I loved you so much and for only you I cared,
but with you those feelings I never shared.
Then I learned for another you cared.
To come between you I never dared.
Not because I did not want to,
but because I wanted happiness for you.
Then to the arms of another I did go,
but with her, love I never did know.
For this I now know that I was wrong,
for all these years your love I've longed.
Of you I have thought throughout the years.
For you I have shed so many tears.
So long ago I solemnly vowed
to tell of my love if fate allowed.
Our paths crossed again not so long ago.
I remembered the vow of my love you should know.
Before I could tell you, you gave a surprise.
You told me you loved me and brought tears to my eyes.
You told of your love and how much you cared,
how you felt sad that this you had not shared.
You said that you felt you had told me too late
and for this you said you I must hate.
But it is you I love and never could hate
To know of your love is never too late.
You told me of things you wanted to do,
all of this and more I have wanted too.
All this time I have dreamed of your touch.
To know you wanted the same means so much.
We have shared so much from the present and past.
I have prayed so much that this would last.
You have told me that what we want is wrong.
How can this be when we have loved so long?
Something happened and we fell apart
Crushing my dreams and breaking my heart.
To love you was a gift from above.
The gift of time, the gift of love.
My heart won't allow me to let you go.
It wants and misses you so.
I tried to leave to mend the pain,
but is about to drive me insane.
Saddened and hurting, my heart goes on,
knowing again that you are gone.
Because in your hands is where my heart lies,
alone and depressed it sadly cries.
Please know that this is how I truly feel
because twice in my life you have made it all real.
I know you had feelings that you just would not show.
I know that it hurts when you want to let go.
My actions say yes but heart still says no.
I will never get to feel your most intimate touch.
God knows though I love and miss you so much.
I love you with my heart and soul.
You made me feel loved, you made me feel whole.
I have always known that you are the one for me.
I still believe though you say it can't be.
There is one thing that I have to say.
I love you too much to just walk away.
We said goodbye, but I want you to know.
Goodbye is goodbye but not forever though.
This is my story. It starts out beautiful and amazing, and like many love stories, it went downhill too fast. During the summer of 2015, I met this most amazing, funny kind, and handsome man!...
The Love Of My Life
Published by Family Friend Poems September 2008
To the love of my life,