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Far from timid • Caveat Lector

It Takes Time

It Takes Time

"Boy, my time is limited and I ain’t tryna waste it all on you…"

Some things just aren’t here to waste.

How can you sit there and basically lie to my face?

Funny thing is that you expect me to believe this.

Should I just turn the blind eye as if I haven’t seen shit?

How much time is enough time?

How long do I walk around as if everything is just fine?

They always want to say, “Patience is a virtue.”

Why be so easy going with someone who continuously hurts you?

I’m just waiting for the day to come clean because I’ve done my dirt too.

All of those late nights out; I was seeing the one who actually pays me some attention.

When it comes to keeping me happy, you’re no runner up or even an honorable mention.

While you were out playing those stupid games and cheating, he made sure to give me the love and affection that I needed.

I bet it’s so different when you're on the other side of the gun.

I imagine that staring down a loaded barrel isn’t the same kind of fun.

I can see the hurt and frustration in your face.

You never thought you’d see the day when someone else takes your place.

My, oh my what a day when the tables turn,

I knew it was only a matter of time before you’d begin to learn.

See, the things that you’d do, he did them 5 times over.

No need for celebratory drinks, we make the best of the best while sober.

They keep telling me that it takes time.

Have a little more patience and everything will turn out just fine.

I meant it when I said that you never have to lie to me about the facts meanwhile you’re doing any and everything that you can behind my back.

What type of Fuck Boy shit is that?

One day you’ll learn to appreciate the good when it’s around.

I didn’t see anyone else extending their helping hand when you were down.

Fucking clown.

I’ll take a little bit of the blame off of you because me sticking around gave you partial permission to do the dumb shit that you’d do.

(Not) sorry to burst your bubble this time around.

Live and let live. No love lost, no love found.

If you weren’t informed as of yet, you really tried it.

Engaging in all of this wild shit and doing very little to hide it.

No worries, this is one of those situations that we learn to deal with.

So numb to the pain, it’s now hard to even feel shit.

At this point, we’ve signed off on this card so let’s go ahead and seal it.

Signed: Sincerely yours, One of the realest

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