Disbelief

Disbelief

A Poem by EmpressPoetess
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Breaking up is hard to do

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Like water from a distant river

The silence flows across the room

Faint with the bittersweet surrender

 

His silhouette reflects the moment

Coffee cup pressed to grim lips, he sips

Ridiculous!  Let your screams echo out

 

Stomp in rage and fling something

Just stop this stubborn silent ranting!

 

My heart is swelling, no way around it

The pieces are scattered across the floor

 

Memories of gay laughter in sunlight

And tender kisses shared in spring rain

And shouting over who’s right or wrong

 

Hold on tight to these souvenirs

If we had laughed harder yesterday

Maybe today would have lasted forever

 

Maybe we’d be pulling it together

Instead of tearing it apart

 

I'll leave my keys on my way out

I won't be needing them anymore.

© 2010 EmpressPoetess


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Its so sad I am speechless

Posted 9 Years Ago


Sad, sad, sad.... the sense of rage is palpable... 'stamp' and 'fling'... the torn emotions 'scattered across the floor'... and the wistful desire to hold on to those moments of tenderness, the regret that maybe it could have been different... The pain and turmoil of separation is all there...

Posted 9 Years Ago



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Added on December 28, 2010
Last Updated on December 28, 2010
Tags: disbelief, bittersweet, stomp, shout, rage, echo souvenirs, wrong, leaving

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EmpressPoetess
EmpressPoetess

Dallas, TX



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A single mom of 4 adult kids. I love to write, mostly romance poetry, but I do dabble in different areas of poetry. I just write what I feel about life. I also write short stories. I live In Dalla.. more..

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