Tag: breakups

The “Ex” Box

Compartmentalization; if only it were so easy.

I Wish

I wish, I wish, I wish. I wish: I wish so much. I wish I did not feel this way. I wish I had her touch. I wish I was not stuck on the ending, in the past. I wish that I could take it back. I wish that it would last. I wish that ...

Brilliant and Beautiful

I knew her, once-- Amanda. She was brilliant, and beautiful. I loved her, once-- Amanda. She was blighted, and broken. I forget her, now-- Amanda. She is benign, and blurry.

Thirteen Hours

Thirteen hours: The amount of time it takes To travel from "I love you" To "I have to walk away." Thirteen hours: That number fills my head. What was full of life at noon Was gone, then. It was dead. Thirteen hours: Consistent with my fears. That's how long it takes one's love to simply ...

Un-Forgiving

I have reflected, I have thought, About offenses you have wrought and the awful mess of feelings left behind. As I sat up, woken wide, with my thoughts throughout night, An anger woke within my inner light. Altruistic, kind and giving; Though I'm not so unforgiving, For all of this I'm un-forgiving you. You said ...

Anything for Her.

For her, I would do anything. I would not hesitate to feel the frosty air punish me as I climbed Everest and shifted it to the East pebble by pebble. For her, I would do anything. I would instantly embark toward Atlantis without a compass or raft or socks, and search eternally for a myth. ...

A Hibernation of the Heart

With snow on the horizon, The green upon the trees will dwindle. Tragic winter as its symbol, The heart goes still and quiet. The summer took its toll, And though the sun was warm and kind, The heart must keep in mind The deep, impending cold. The glucose of the shrubbery, That once was gnawed ...