Gentrifying Love

Gentrifying Love

By Wilbur Arthur Clarke

Why are we bidding each other adieu?
Why are we letting go our love?
Is it possible for me to forget you?
Does my heart not want to hear from you again?
But it is also true that you still rule my heart.

Are we at fault to respond to our love in denial?
Are we eachothers deepest wound within?
Or are we leaving eachother because of our pain?
Entering life’s situations with many unanswered questions.
Time leaves us demented.

My destination is up front, yet I stand off the path.
Distance is now in favour.
Why are we bidding each other adieu?
Why are we letting go our love?
Is it possible for me to forget you?

I put on a smiling face,
Hiding the tears rolling down my eyes.
I appear like a sweet fantasy,
Cloaking my pain behind dreams shattered.
Is it possible for me to forget you?

Life becomes an act.
Our memories seem to be lost,
Making us strangers.
Bringing darkness in our lives,
Destroying our promises of love.

It’s not easy to part ways,
Letting go our love in vain.
Let’s fight this malediction together,
Reviving and reliving our memories.
Let’s fill our lives with love once again.

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