Fool’s Gold

You gave me presents,

That had no worth,

But in your presence,

You gave me worth.

 

With the lies you’ve told,

I was captured,

But it was fool’s gold,

 

You painted a picture,

Gave me songs,

And wrote me literature:

 

To feel loved,

To  feel admired,

To feel above,

To feel inspired

To feel needed,

To feel cared for,

To feel treated.

 

So I gave my all to you,

And now I feel poor,

Used, abused and lied to….

 

Your love seemed sweet as honey,

Presence felt like gold,

I gave my time like money…

 

Your lies was music to my ears

It was fun playing your games,

I stuck around for years…

 

Yet it all stayed the same.

 

Out of all the stories told,

I still fell in love, and now I’m broken up to pieces,

All for your fool’s gold…

 

– Dorthea Thomas

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