It's not that I don't love you,

it's not that I don't care,

I just simply cannot tell you,

this burden's mine to bear

and I will bear it silently

I'll tell no living soul

but eventually, I will crumble,

as burdens take their toll.

Please promise you'll forget me,

then promise you'll move on

I bear this so that you will not,

even once I'm gone.

Note: I realized a long time ago that punctuation is not something that I have any skill with, and for this, I am sorry.