It might be quite dramatic but
again, I am bewildered.
One moment it seems like I have your attention.
The next moment;
In spite of how much time we may have spent
together in merry, still,
I am lonely.
All of the time I wonder if I have assumed
the life of a leech
-only truly alive when I'm with you.
I used to be independent... I can't say I still am now.
How yearning transforms a person;
it is not for good.
As ugly as this side of love may be, it is but a parcel
of the learning process.
To regain, maintain, and evolve oneself.
This is but temporary, I tell myself,