AmeliaGerhardt : Writing

A cry for help

A cry for help

A Poem by AmeliaGerhardt


What is more insane?asking strangers to patchmy broken heart,or expecting that I amable to do it on my own?
Tea II

Tea II

A Poem by AmeliaGerhardt


As a tea bag soaked inhot water forms tea,the anger boiling within herveins started to form hate
Tea

Tea

A Poem by AmeliaGerhardt


I sip at my teaseconds after removingit from the stove.Momentarily, thecold void within issatisfied by the scorchingliquid that fills myevening mug
Unity

Unity

A Poem by AmeliaGerhardt


When two heartsspend so much timebeing so close toone another,how could they not learn to beatat the same rate,how could they not notice the absence o..
Shutting down is all I know to do

Shutting down is all I know to do

A Poem by AmeliaGerhardt


I can see the gears slowing.I watch as the entire systemreads my cry for help andinstinctively shuts down in panicrather than workingto find a solutio..
Nature

Nature

A Poem by AmeliaGerhardt


More soft and delicatethan the petalsof a newly blossomedand well nurturedflower in SpringA feeling so overpoweringcaused by the most gentleunion of o..
Air

Air

A Poem by AmeliaGerhardt


The air in my lungs feelsuseless without you hereWhat purpose does it have,if not to tell youI love you?
Water

Water

A Poem by AmeliaGerhardt


Even the flowers started tohang their heads at yourloss.You were the water thatgave us life
Earth

Earth

A Poem by AmeliaGerhardt


I prayed the wind wouldcarry you back to mePerhaps the forces of nature wouldwork better than the forces ofmy affection
Grandma

Grandma

A Poem by AmeliaGerhardt


Tell me,Who got the strengthyou lost while wiltingaway in that hospital bed?Why did she not lingerin that room andbring me comfort asI stared at yourl..