Fire in the heart
keeps burning
long after
the love has gone
It is the candle
burning bright
for you
that keeps me
holding on
Watching from the window
expecting you 
to walk
up the path
Pretending nothing
A figment of
my imagination
Your avalanche of wrath
Hopelessly pining
for the love you
took from me
when you left
Saying I was
and leaving me
forever bereft
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

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  7 comments for “Pining

  1. March 11, 2019 at 3:50 am

    Wow, this got to me–painful, and so well written.

    • Christine Bolton
      March 13, 2019 at 8:08 am

      Thank you so much Ennie 💕🙂

  2. March 8, 2019 at 3:23 pm

    Great piece of work. One way love is so awful.

    • Christine Bolton
      March 8, 2019 at 4:41 pm

      Thank you. Yes, love can be cruel 😢

  3. March 8, 2019 at 1:28 pm

    great use of the prompt … never wait for a man!

    • Christine Bolton
      March 8, 2019 at 1:32 pm

      Lol! I know right? Especially when he said undeserving 🙄

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