Green

Green

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. 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 💗

  2. 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

  3. 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 😊

  4. June 7, 2019 at 10:56 am

    For sure! Story well told!

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

      Thanks Ruth! 🙂

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