Heartbreak To Love

I loved believing her
lies because I needed
them to be true.
Bruised and broken over
a lifetime of letdowns,
I didn’t back down
or know where to go
from where I was,
but her promises
included my future, at least
in my head, but it backfired.
The sting of love ripped
through the hidden secrets
of my self-esteem,
held hostage by the thief
of my regret.
On love, I’d given up,
until you swept into
my life by happenstance
But had it not been for her,
I wouldn’t be here marrying you.
Second chances are more than

Twitter – @AC0040

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