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I thought that love wears out

I thought that love wears out
I totally believed it did
played like a game
used like a rag
left, right and center
for a limited time
then thrown away
till i saw this old couple
tickling and giggling
flirting and kissing
and still.......
after 65 years
finishing each others sentences

I thought that love wears out
I honestly believed it did
with lies told
and secrets kept
and hearts with no shame,
of dragging someone along
for a limited time
then thrown away
till i saw this old couple
holding and hugging
flirting and kissing
side by side
rocking
sailing
and still........
after 65 years
finishing each others sentences

I thought that love wears out
I could argue it did
till i met this old couple
till he introduced her as
"the love of my life"
"the significance of peace and all that is right"
till she said
"after 65 years, it is still his heart and soul that is my home"

I thought that love wears out
till I saw this old couple

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