Holding Back

Holding Back

A Poem by Manda

Why did she wait to so long? Why had she held everything back? Why had she loved you? If only you could tell her why....


I'm holding back the tears

Because I know it's not worth it


Sure it hurts

But it wouldn't make a difference


My feelings for you were too strong

Making it that much harder to say goodbye


I had waited.... and waited at the door

Hoping you would show up soon


Hours passing fast

And the night becoming dark and frosty


I sighed....

And then decided it was time to go


My car was powdered in snow

And was silently parked alone


Once in the car

Tears began to fall


My cheeks were burnt cold

Making my tears turn to ice

Why couldn't I just let go

And stop holding all my emotions back

I was only drowning in my misery

And dying inside

If only you knew

How long I waited for you

And how long

I had been holding back...

© 2011 Manda

Author's Note

I know its not the best, but I thought I'd give it a try. Hope you like it!

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A sad and powerful poem. Waiting for something and losing a possibility can leave you alone and disappointed. I like the description and the emotion of this poem. A excellent poem.

Posted 10 Years Ago

I really enjoyed reading this. I can totally relate. Great job

Posted 10 Years Ago

Holding back doesn’t help and it will always hurt but coming to terms with these feeling is always a good start and here you’ve done a excellent job.

Posted 10 Years Ago

This one gave me chills.
I could feel the cold.

Posted 10 Years Ago

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Added on November 27, 2010
Last Updated on March 11, 2011




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