As Much As I Loved You


When we ended, I thought

I would never love another

As much as I loved you


What I felt in your arms

Shined like the only beacon

In a day now turned night


Where what was held sway

Over what could be next

And tears made it hard to see


How could my greatest love

Now be my greatest pain

When hope walked away


I resigned myself to be alone

Knowing my heart could not feel

The same for anyone else


And I was right in a way

For when love chanced again

My theory proven true


I could not love her

As much as I loved you

I learned to love her more


26 Responses to “As Much As I Loved You”
  1. beth says:

    bam! what an ending

  2. Francisco Bravo Cabrera says:

    A great way to end a lovely poem. Beautiful work my friend!
    All the best,

  3. Secrets says:

    Wow! So good Brad, it unfolds perfectly

  4. A surprising ending that came with a glimmer of hope! Beautifully written!

  5. Jim Borden says:

    Beth, I loved the last line. I was getting nervous where it was headed!

  6. jonicaggiano says:

    Sometimes I can’t help but think you are talking about a woman you did love once and now you have me wondering with that great ending, love it. Great stuff my friend. Love Jonikens xoxoxo

    • Brad Osborne says:

      I am always talking about a woman I loved once. I just don’t always remember which one….😁

      • jonicaggiano says:

        Haha I bet that is true too. You could swoon any woman with your romantic words and being nice looking doesn’t hurt either. So funny my friend. It is a big ocean out there. Love and hugs my friend. Oh and your great sense of humor. β€οΈπŸ€— Jonikins

  7. petespringerauthor says:

    No wonder we keep getting back up on that horse, bike, insert your own metaphor here.

  8. Great poem until the last three lines made it better.

  9. Harley Reborn says:

    Aww love you too Bradikins

  10. kristianw84 says:

    I love that ending, Brad! ❀❀

  11. Dr.Sujatha says:

    That ending!You nailed it!!πŸ‘

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