They said “Be yourself” “Don’t fake”
But apparently
When you show the real side of you
They judged

They said “Just share” “Share with us”
But apparently
When you share all your anxiety
They judged

So, let’s just write
pour all your emotions here, or on paper
’cause at least
paper won’t judge

and instead of judges
all you get was a memory
a memory that you’ve been so strong
through all of these


you left with an apology
said you couldn’t live up to my fantasies
the sappy love story i’d always dreamed of.

but had you lingered a little longer you would know
i wasn’t looking for a love that is of honeydew and roses
or a chaotic one filled with passion and angst
i was never, in fact, looking for any particular kind of love.

my whole life
i had simply been looking for