… the musing of it all!
Unrequited Love ~ A sad but noble situation or so Nietzsche believed.
“Indispensable … to the lover is his unrequited love, which he would at no price relinquish for a state of indifference.”
But should there be a distinction made between love never returned and love that you thought (were told) was there, but never was?
And which heart is more broken? The one whose love was never returned or the one who thought it was?
For humans going through this often confusing condition of ‘to be’ (loved) or ‘not to be’ (loved) my muse offers her thoughts on the subject in verse, for no purpose other than she chose not to be jolly, oh the folly! Sorry got carried away with the melancholy (rhyme of it all)!
And so I wondered …
Am I the one you dream of
Your very sacred heart of love.
Am I the one your heart beats for
The one you said you so adore.
Those were the words you used to say.
I know, I’d hear them every day.
Eternal love was ours to share
You swore we made the perfect pair.
Are now those tender loving words,
Being said, and being heard
By another love that’s true.
Off with the old love, on with the new.
How very easy it seems for you.
Just one question – what should I do
with the love inside I feel for you?
Yes, now that I’ve finished writing this piece I believe that a broken promise of love trumps unrequited love! And just so we’re clear on the subject, I am personally heart whole, no worries there, just musing with my muse, hope it was entertaining!