I Never Gave Up On You I Just Gave Up Hoping

And if you asked me about the perfect picture it would be one that included you.

If you asked me for a realistic picture it’d be one where I’m sitting alone at dinner in silence and the only sound is the metal scrapping a plate as I wonder about you.

I wonder where you are and I wonder who you’re with and most of all I wonder with acceptance that it will never be me in your realistic picture of how you foresee a future.

So I find myself living in the past as memories of us dance in my mind when I used to believe it could be us at the end of all of it.

But in time I’ve come to accept what my heart doesn’t want to that you’ve never been mine even when I wanted you so bad to be.

But wanting things doesn’t mean you’ll get them. And loving people doesn’t mean they’ll love you back.

I loved you with all I had. I loved you with all I was. I gave everything I could in hopes itd be enough.

But all you’ll ever be is a part of a list of dreams forgotten and never achieved.

Because that’s all you ever were was a dream.

You were a fixation of what I wanted you so badly to be. But I didn’t accept you for who you were who we were.

And all we were and all we are, are strangers on the same train heading to different destinations.

But before I go and be on my way I want you to know if you let me I would have loved you.

If you asked me to turn around I’d be the first one running.

But I know I’ll walk away and you won’t say anything to stop me. Because all we are is a dream forgotten.

And in the mist of ordinary days, the thoughts of one another will run through our minds at least for only a moment before disappearing.

Just as I will.

It’ll be then we move on. Because we were never suppose to meet. I was never suppose to find you. I was suppose to simply hope you were out there and hope for something more within the eyes of every stranger.

But now I look at them and it’s you I want to find. Because even when I’m worlds away I never ever gave up on you, I just gave up hoping you’d feel the same way.

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