Cold Lies and Sad Goodbyes

I hate cold lies
And sad goodbyes,
But life can sometimes deal you those.
No matter what
You think you've got,
It can be bogus, I suppose.

I loved you dear,
And held you near,
But I was never in your heart.
You led me on,
And then were gone;
It seems you planned it from the start.

How could you be
So cruel to me,
When I had shown you love so true?
You had your fun,
Then chose to run,
And left me wondering what to do.

I hate cold lies
And sad goodbyes,
But such things are your stock in trade.
You lied to me,
And now I see
I've well and truly been betrayed.

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Copyright © Robert Haigh 2018
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