I would give everything I have
To hold you and tell you
'I'll love you forever and a day'.
Wanting to whisper it in your ear,
Needing to hold you
Tightly in my embrace
And feel your breath upon my skin.
Knowing that what you needed
Was for me to let you go
Shattered my heart beyond repair.
Remembering the touch of your lips,
And the love reflected in your eyes,
I denied the cold unyielding truth
Fighting to keep the darkness at bay.