Tin Man

Your worth was not recognized
by the hollowed man who
was never even worthy of you.

Yet, still you dwell, still you brood
after times before he tried to tell you
he was no one you should hold onto.

Though not his right, nor mine, to dictate
the path your heart decides to take,
still you deserve a more rewarding fate

than a man who repeatedly told you no,
knowingly watched your feelings grow
but chose never to completely let you go.