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I have never loved you.

I did not love you from that misty
September morning when we met.
I did not love you the first moment
I gazed into those saccharine eyes.

I have never, in fact, loved the roughness
in your soft voice when it says my name.
I have never loved the look on your face
when you smile over your bagel at me.

I don't love the cocoa streaked in your hair
or the way it ruffles its feathers upright
when you fall from your warm bed-nest,
half asleep, vulnerable and shy in the morning.

I do not love you.

I did not love you in that very moment
when your breath snagged against my lip
as it finally brushed yours - no, I did not.
I did not love you the first, second, or last time.

Listen to me carefully, my sweet -
I have never loved you, I will never love you.
I will not love you until my very last breath
and the absences of breath beyond that.

I will never love you for all that makes you
the warm, compassionate fighter in my corner.
I won't accept you for all your innocent flaws
and love you for all that you are, and could be.

I cannot love you.

I have never loved you
since the first time I laid my eyes on you.
This is a rewrite of an old old poem called Finding Neverlove. I found that people didn't understand right away that it is supposed to be read as a love poem. So I worked with `LadyLincoln, `thetaoofchaos, ~nightshade-keyblade, *ithaswhatitisnt, *bloodawni, *akkajess, *chromeantennae and `IrrevocableFate tonight in #TheLadiesofLit as part of my The Ladies of Lit chat night. I have to thank these guys they helped me so much with one of my old favourites so I really hope that this draft is understood and loved. :love:

♥ Kathryn O'Driscoll © 2013

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autumnlit Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014
This is quite amazing!
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BloodshotInk Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014
:D Thank you!
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ArwynandCole Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Someone is seriously fooling him/herself!  I do love this!
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BloodshotInk Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014
:giggle: You got it! Yay!
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ArwynandCole Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Boogie! Boogie! 
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ERaven77 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I got it. Actually I knew someone once that properly would have put it that way.
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BloodshotInk Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013
:giggle: Awesome
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ERaven77 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sometimes you be surprised how many people do get something. On the other hand I am also surprised how many don't. Especially when it is clearly visible...
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ERaven77 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I got it. Actually I knew someone once that properly would have put it that way.
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ERaven77 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I got it. Actually I knew someone once that properly would have put it that way.
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