Requiem For My Casanova

Poem By Brittany Daniel

I can't call him my boyfriend,
but I love him just the same.
I can smile at a thought of him,
or even just his name.
I can't live without him,
nor do I want to try.
His leaving in June,
even the thought makes me cry.
I love where we are,
and that's where I want to be.
The closer we are, the better,
this love is all the same to me.
I've tried to loose my grip,
I've been holding way too tight.
But if I let go, I know
he'd still hold on with all his might.
We've opened doors we cannot close
and that is fine with me.
What has grown out of it
is what I wished to see.
I won't call it an addiction,
but it is, nonetheless.
at least I can say, without a doubt,
this addiction was really the best.

Author's note:
Written for my best friend, Adam.
The only man besides family who has always been there for me unconditionally.

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