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A Lifetime

It took loving you,
For me to understand what a lifetime meant;
It took seeing your imperfections,
For me to understand perfection;
It took you,
For me to understand me.

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This Could Have Been Us

I wish you trusted me more,
Wish you believed what I told you,
Not what you heard,

I wish you didn’t let my past come in the way;
Let them haunt your decisions,
And how we ended up,

I wish you trusted my intentions,
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The Reason I Left

The reason I left;
The reason I kept away,
Was because I thought the pain would never end;
Thought that finding clarity;
Was something out of reach;
But it did come;
We did find clarity;
And the pain;
The pain found what love felt like.

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Oganga Mangiti

Oganga Mangiti

Oganga Mangiti, is a self-published poet and author | Poetry best-selling author and top writer | 2020 Bakanal De Afrique Fellow | Debut anthology — Love & Pain