Seeds

Seeds

A Poem by Ally Monique

Watermelon kisses
Root their seed garden on lips
Watered from swollen eyes.

And oh did they grow
Past those garden walls
Into the daisy veins of my neck

But those watermelon kisses
Began to grow rotten,
And those garden lips dry.

Because you always poured water
Like your glass was half empty.





© 2017 Ally Monique



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Ally Monique
Just getting back in to writing after more than a year! Still getting a feel for it again.

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You have poetically captured the pain of loving someone who doesn’t feel the same way about you; a pain that can be almost unbearable. It certainly doesn’t feel romantic. It just feels devastating. Good write - :-)

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Enjoyed reading this.
Thanks for sharing, Ally 😊

Posted 2 Months Ago


Amazing metaphor here! Great imagery employed. I could feel the emotions. Lydi**

Posted 2 Months Ago


nice one Ally...i like the images to convey, what once was half full did not fill all the way, but became empty of emotions...drained.

j.

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

I like this a lot, I wasn't expecting it to have a more negative ending. Really lovely metaphor and fun to read.

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.


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Added on August 1, 2017
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Ally Monique
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Keene State College '18 Psychology Major. Writing is a beloved hobby of mine. "Everyone experiences who you appear to be, few experience who you really are." more..

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