Forgettable

Forgettable

When you left
You took away
the morning sunshine
The verdant earth
lay dying and the sea
shrank from the coastline
 
A blanket of darkness
Obscuring and distorting
Enveloping my world
A maelstrom in fury
Whipping, lashing
Emotions hurled
 
Struggling to stabilize
Before drowning
in your wake
Unsteady, frightful 
Clinging to hope
Is this all a mistake?
 
As I wallow in this mire
I realize my error
I gave you free rein
To do as you wished
Taking everything from me
Was I insane?
 
Luckily, I saw the light
At the end of the tunnel
It restored my trust
Meanwhile I now 
only think of you 
if I absolutely must
 
 
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

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  5 comments for “Forgettable

  1. May 13, 2019 at 5:29 pm

    beautiful. I really enjoyed reading this!

    • Christine Bolton
      May 13, 2019 at 6:25 pm

      Thank you so much Angela 🙂

  2. May 13, 2019 at 10:17 pm

    Wonderful use of prompts, Christine. 😊❤️

    • Christine Bolton
      May 14, 2019 at 7:39 am

      Thank you Punam 💕🙂

      • May 14, 2019 at 7:45 am

        My pleasure, dear. ❤️

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