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The truth about forever
Is that there is no truth at all
It was just a turn-a-phrase
That left me so enthralled

The truth is truly nothing but
A fictional fantasy one must learn
To believe in quixotic theories that
Like love, one must begin to yearn

For without that love there is no hope
And without aspiration one cannot thrive
Without an emotion so ardent and pure
I find it so difficult to feel alive

Its sad but true, this lesson Ive learned
About losing someone so close
Someone who said hed be with me forever
Someone in whom I was so engrossed

The truth about forever
Is but a mere dream in my head
And all the longing I felt for you
Has left me hanging by a thread.
I've lost all the truth in my life so rather than forever, all I have is never.
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forestmeetwildfire Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Hello! This is just to let you know that I have used your title in my poem life, love, and all that jazz. :)
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TheOnlyWeirdo Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2011  Student Writer
And there in-lays the lie, for if there is no truth then how does one know that to be truth. Truth must exist for to even say that truth doesn't exsist proves that there is something that you hold to be true.
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angelwbrokenwings Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2009
Very sad, but so beautifully expressed. Wow!
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:iconash4love:
ash4love Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2009
Thanks =)
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CaesarAlexander Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
Wonderful use of simple yet powerful wording. Great rhythm to the structure. Very compelling. Great job. :)
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:iconash4love:
ash4love Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2009
Thank you =)
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shadowgriffen Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009
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animay0 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
"The truth about forever
Is that there is no truth at all"

Is that true?

Whatever you want to believe, there is and has to be truth.
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ash4love Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2008
I just mean there is no truth in the word "forever"
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bloodwitness Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2007   Writer
I would recommend "That left me [too] enthralled" in stanza 1, line 4, as "so" is used incorrectly, but that aside it's quite good.
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