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Love is beautiful when you both experience it
maybe not at the same time, like an earth-shattering orgasm
when the stars align and your souls unite
and the calmness that comes with the dust settling around you
makes you both understand the power of what you both feel
But love is painful, and the attraction to that pain
like a moth to a flame, is something you also understand
because the longing is testament to what you are, what your humanity is
that one day “He said she said they said they’ll love me back”

Love, unrequited love
how annoyingly painful you are
I kick myself repeatedly and refuse to qualify this phenomenon with the word beauty
What is beautiful about a love that is not returned
when I have all this generosity to give, and you sit there poker-faced uncaring
You identify with the closeness Adele Adkins belts out…

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