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Significant Other

I often hear their stories

Of how falling in love lifted their worries.

They told me I have been missing out

But I hear nothing of this. I don’t hear them shout!

To have someone to call your own, they say

As if you can own a person, I dare say.

Why can’t they see that I am fine on my own?

I am fine being just by myself until my hair is grey and I am nothing but bones.

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This New Year

she looked at me with sad eyes – they were puffy from crying

it’s one of those sad days when you just want to escape – feel like flying

away, just far away from here

far away from this daunting fear

yet reality was there in front of me

we were imprisoned and I wanted to be set free

I wanted to see her dance and sing

oh! the joy that it used to bring

I pictured enjoying the new year, with her and the family

us sitting at the table, eating happily

yet here we are with the news we dreaded

we all knew where this was headed

like every hurdle, we’ll get through this, I know

it’s just I feel like breaking sometimes — my smile is just for show

I’m doing this all for her, I need to stay strong

and one day, she’ll be able to sing that familiar song