Breathe in, breathe out
you’ll be okay
Keep walking forward
There is not much to say
It couldn’t have been
any more awkward
Yes, I am young
Inexperienced in love
and still quite green
But who could have known?
that he was a man with a wife
and she caused a terrible scene 
She called me names
that I know I am not
while he stood there silent
Speechless and hurt
I was very afraid
she would get violent
He did nothing to help
Letting me take her barrage
He was the one to blame
I left in tears, my heart broken
He, a liar, a cheat, a seducer
Yet I am the one bearing shame
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

In response to V.Js Weekly Challenge - Green

Mind Love Misery's Menagerie First Line Friday
"Breathe in, breathe out, you’ll be okay"

Image by Jerzy Górecki from Pixabay

  11 comments for “Green

  1. June 7, 2019 at 10:56 am

    For sure! Story well told!

    • Christine Bolton
      June 7, 2019 at 5:28 pm

      Thanks Ruth! 🙂

  2. June 7, 2019 at 11:53 am

    Great story!

    • Christine Bolton
      June 7, 2019 at 5:29 pm

      Thanks dear! 🙂💕

      • June 7, 2019 at 5:36 pm

        You’re welcome 😊

  3. June 10, 2019 at 6:52 am

    The pain is powerful, betrayal awful.

    • Christine Bolton
      June 10, 2019 at 8:42 am

      It’s a harsh way to learn, I agree

  4. August 4, 2019 at 6:46 pm

    Wow! so powerful. well done. a great poem!

    • Christine Bolton
      August 4, 2019 at 6:59 pm

      Oh thank you so much. I wasn’t so sure about that one. I’m happy you liked it 🙂💕

      • August 4, 2019 at 8:41 pm

        It was really good, I like all of your work Christine it’s fabulous 💗

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