Hearing from someone that you called me clingy hurt. I picked you up. I dropped you home. I know I wasn’t the “one.” But that shows I was man enough to give my all. It shows I was the only one who cared about what WE HAD.
"Dear Old Love" is short, anonymous notes to people we've loved (or at least liked). Requited or unrequited.
The ex-husband in Grace Paley's short story "Wants" says to his ex-wife, "I attribute the dissolution of our marriage to the fact that you never invited the Bertrams to dinner." If you're bitter, that's the way to express it here.
Submit pithy "Dear Old Love" notes via the "Submit" link above. Posted submissions will be anonymous.