The Gift

The Gift

A Poem by sonnie ibadah

"I will cherish it forever..."
She whisperes softly as her beautiful face glistenes with tears.
Her lips spreading into the tiniest smile as
she looks down at the gift he has placed in her hands...
A million little pieces of her broken heart.

© 2020 sonnie ibadah


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Only one with the heart of a true poet could compose such a piece. I read it 10 times over, actually teared up. It's stunning and moving and simple. (Simple in the best sense of the word).

Posted 4 Weeks Ago


sonnie ibadah

2 Weeks Ago

Thank you so much! I'm glad you liked it.
Broken things don't generally work as well as they should. But we are all broken, to some extent. We have missing parts and empty spaces where the manufacturer obviously left something out. But all is not without hope. Sometimes we find someone willing to invest the time and provide the healing touches that repair our wounds. Sometimes we are able and privileged enough to do that for others. Sometimes we find our missing part in someone else and are, at last, able to fill that empty place inside. Sometimes we find a soulmate that completes us. It's not always. Life is not a fairy-tale. But, sometimes.

Posted 5 Months Ago


sonnie ibadah

5 Months Ago

Yeah, sometimes we are lucky enough to find someone to mend our broken pieces but sometimes, we are .. read more
Enjoyed the twist here. Your message hits home. We have to love ourselves when others don’t. Only we can and should.

Posted 8 Months Ago


sonnie ibadah

8 Months Ago

You're absolutely right. But it takes a lot of courage to love the person in the mirror knowing in d.. read more
AJNJ

8 Months Ago

Yes. Certainly worth it. Your welcome ☺️

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Added on February 6, 2020
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Tags: love, loss, heart-break

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sonnie ibadah
sonnie ibadah

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