Tu es l'amour de ma vie (Don't worry, its in English)

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  1. AlexElm

    AlexElm Well-Known Member

    Twenty years ago I fell for you,
    Ten years ago I married you
    But 1 year ago on this exact same day
    I watched someone take your life away.

    I woke up on that faithful day,
    Hoping you were not away.
    But all I saw was another tray,
    With another note, for another day.

    I closed my eyes and imagined you,
    Your midnight hair, your eyes deep blue.

    My eyes opened and I scanned the letter,
    A simple Je t'aimerai toujours ended the letter
    Meaning I will love you forever.

    I dressed in clothes and got out of bed,
    And with a smile I drove ahead.
    I saw you walk across the road
    And just seeing you made my heart overflow.

    I started towards you and felt my heart stop.
    Because blood covered your face, you were flat on the floor
    I rushed to your side and gave a loud roar.

    I looked at the man that ran you over
    And gave him a look that he would remember forever.

    Time stopped for me as you reached for my face,
    And I saw your life disappear without a trace.
    I begged for you to come back, to return my embrace.
    But you just lay there, you didn’t embrace.

    It’s been one year since that faithful day.
    The day I saw someone take your life away.
    On that day I take out that last letter,
    That you gave to me before you went over.
    I read the letter and let out a sob and a smile.

    Because on that letter was a single line,
    Je t'aimerai toujours was scrawled that letter,
    Meaning I will love you forever.


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    Just wanted to say thank you Gemballs for the name and this continues from this one: http://suicideforum.com/showthread.php?t=94660 . Also, thank you for the people who wrote comments, it's what keeps me writing.

    PS. The metres confusing because i'm not used to poetry, i'm more of a writing person, though poems seem to be...prettier?
    PSS. PPPLLLEEEAAAASSEEE comment.
     
  2. total eclipse

    total eclipse SF Friend Staff Alumni

    How sad the verse is i do like the one line left to you and how it was written the the language of love french very nice
     
  3. LipsOfDeceit

    LipsOfDeceit Well-Known Member

    That was so incredibly beautiful, touching and sad.
     
  4. The Unforgiven

    The Unforgiven Well-Known Member

    beautiful...
     
  5. Isabel

    Isabel Staff Alumni

    Really touching in its simplicity.
     
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