Your Best

I never asked for your best,
But I did ask for all of you.
The good, the bad and the ugly,
I never asked for your best,
But I did ask for honesty in all its facets
The parts I would fall in love with, but also the parts that would challenge me
I never asked for your best,
But I did ask for us to communicate our feelings without judgment
Iโ€™ll keep yours safe and you keep mine
I never asked for your best,
But I did ask for a love which would treat me right,
Maybe not all of time,
But, a love willing to evolve, a love based on friendship
I never asked for your best,
So why am I here, standing out in the cold,
Wondering how to reach you?
Rejected, ignored and very much disrespected
Our 1st hurdle and you choose to push me away,
I never asked for your best,
I asked for YOU…
August 2021- R1