Forget: A Poem

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Floating in the icy water
The cold numbing everything
I never want to go back
Never want to feel again
Just let me stay
Let me block out all my thoughts
I know you’re the only one who cared
I know you’re trying to drag me to shore
Imploring, Demanding of me that I believe otherwise —

That I take faith in a better end

I’m sorry I’m not strong enough
But we both know
While the pain will get better
It’ll never disappear
Please, I’m begging you
Let me just stay
And forget