Freedom of Choice

“I love you”, he used to say.

It’d make her squeal with glee.

Just the mere sound of his voice was enough,

To fill her with ecstasy.

Though once he knew he had her,

He took her only for granted.

He’d vanish without a word for months

While she bade her time and waited.

Yet, every time he’d come back to her

And she’d welcome him with open arms.

Because “I love you”, is what he’d say.

And for her that was enough.

Then time took its toll on her,

As the cycle repeated itself.

“I love you”, he said after pulling another Houdini.

He sounded bold and resolute,

Confident of her response.

Instead it made her Cringe and wince today,

Like a physical blow to the face.

Nothing he said could hide now

The hollowness of his heart.

So she kept the phone without a word,

Defeated by the truth

She had till now chosen not to embrace.

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  1. Nice… 👌👌👌

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  2. Well conveyed the heart and emotions of a women. There is always a limit till the loved ones have to go; not because they have given up but because they were forced to do so..

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  3. It does convey 😊
    You’ll be so good 😘
    💙💙

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  4. It’s a lovely post 🙂
    Laying bare the heart of the woman in this post, I could feel what it conveyed. Nicely written😊

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