Expect Nothing

“I am here, do you see me?”

Maeli Santos
Nov 14 · 1 min read
Photo by Sydney Sims on Unsplash

I don’t expect much,
in fact,
I don’t expect at all.

That doesn’t give you the right
to completely ignore my existence,
and all at once
let me fall.

Do you consider my feelings
when you do the things you do,
as I do for you?

Matter of fact, before I do anything,
all I think about is
you.

It’s ok darling, disappointment is short-lived,
and I’ll soon forgive—
as I’ve said

I don’t expect anything,
I don’t expect at all.

I’ll continue loving, regardless of
anything you say,
anything you do.

Just as I promised,
just as I vowed
to you.


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For existence, for expression and a mix of both — an outlet. So romantically attached to poetry, I try to pen my own.

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