I hurt those I love;
I hate who I've become.


I cannot trust myself
let alone someone else.


I believed lies;
I hoped in promises
that were broken.


My past is a path

paved with pain.


These memories have
left me broken.


I doubt in good intentions
because they turned out
to be ill-willed lies.


I have trouble forgiving myself
for who I allowed past my defenses,
so I've built higher walls.


I've learned to not hope in love,
because when love faded,
it made me bitter.


I have no choose but to accept
this life of loneliness
rather than risk being hurt again.

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Inspired by: "Trust" by Christina Perri

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