Showing posts from December, 2013

The Mask

Behind the mask she sheds the tears and feels the racing of her heart because of his explosions yet again bellowing from deep within because of the dollar bill that he claims he has not enough when he makes more than they did together So she wears the mask and silently bears the blows that never show and holds on until 2022 hoping to be alive to live anew and one day he loves her and says she is great and the next he is yelling because of the dinner she made and goes on about a shirt he never wants to wear anything, everything, always to jab and destroy her soul and no one can hear the cries that come from deep within because she wears the mask

Drops of Friendship Tears

tears sinking to the floor in a heap felt momentary despair like that of Sylvia empty and sobbing missing and wanting wail until the torrent ended mourning loss like a death shoulders heaving and body swaying and drops falling down cheeks weep no more for what once decided never meant to last seasons for everything sob a last time over missed chats and presence cry away a lost friend

Empty Space Once Shared

Twice  asked Three times implored wondered what you were doing there one day, one month, one year, a decade vacant space, chasm like an ocean expanse spread wide the gulf stream conscious unconscious four times turned to the back facing me silence enveloping no answer to the plea why leave why stay why back why today never knew, never got an answer when you walked out except that child carried in me gone a year and eighteen months not a hug or a glance then once and another child carried in me and empty the space again when pondered and queired told was crazy told needed help while more and more it was you you you  you you tore the heart and threw it away and stomped on the soul so why now why back for you to say you were there no touch just a mound facing me back like a wall no bricks coming down hard to sleep wanting answered silence the night four times queried seven times asked silence met the wind and the expanse of the sea grows even