Covet, a poem written by Ventrux at



written by: Ventrux



To covet – to desire (what belongs to another) inordinately or culpably.


I never wanted to be the one you love, even though everything was pointing to it,
I never pretended to be the inhabitant of your fatuous wishes,
I never asked to be there to watch you fall,
I never ever let that happened
If it had depended on me.

I usually watch you from the dark,
Sometimes coveting,
Sometimes disapproving,
Sometimes I want to break your spirit,
Even though I know there is no way to win,
My soul screams to me:
We do not believe in a no-win scenario.

I covet you most of the time,
Most of my life
Beyond my own sanity,
Beyond your wishes and my promises.

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