Tuesday, April 19, 2016

IT WASN'T THAT YOU LOVED ME

IT WASN'T THAT YOU LOVED ME  
© Farouk Asvat  

It wasn't that you loved me:
It was just that you were piqued:

By my going away
To some calling
Not of my choice
Not to your liking

It wasn't that you loved me:
It was just you imagining
Being an erotic lover
Buoyant with sexual analysis

It wasn't that you loved me:
It was just that you were you
And I was I
In a country not our own

It wasn't that you loved me:
It was just you being vindictive
For me not being
Who you wanted me to be

It wasn't that you loved me:
It was just you being vindictive
For me leaving
For my unhappy destiny

It wasn't that you loved me:
It was just you being vindictive
For me not revealing my poems
Before they were ready to be delivered

It wasn't that you loved me:
It was just you being vindictive
For me not being who you wanted me to be
For me being who I was supposed to be

And now I am vindicated
By the absence of your love


© farouk asvat

composed: 05.05.2009 [johannesburg, south africa].

[] Acknowledgements:

It Wasn't That You Loved Me was previously published in:

     (Goodreads, usa, 17.10.2012, November 2012).
     www.faroukasvat-poems.blogspot.com (19.04.2016);
     I Dream In Long Sentences (kindle, 2015);
     I Dream In Long Sentences (amazon paperback, p73, 2015).

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