Broken Promises

Broken Promises

Following every word of love spoken
Savoring each syllable and sentence
Little did I know my heart would be broken
and you would show no repentance  
 
We lay in splendor of verdant grass
In the beauty of a pastoral idyll
My world to shatter like crystal glass
When in my head all things were bridal 
 
Believing all the things you said
I let you take from me what was priceless
Am I such a fool so easily led?
Yes, and I find myself voiceless 
 
 
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

84 words

In response to Sammi's Weekend Writing Prompt
Idyll - 84 Words
 
Verdant

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  10 comments for “Broken Promises

  1. June 8, 2019 at 6:23 pm

    heart touching….

  2. June 8, 2019 at 9:26 pm

    Lovely poem

    • Christine Bolton
      June 8, 2019 at 10:01 pm

      Thanks dear Sadje! 🙂

      • June 8, 2019 at 11:55 pm

        You’re welcome Christine

  3. Christine Bolton
    June 8, 2019 at 10:02 pm

    Thank you for your comments, always 🙂

  4. June 8, 2019 at 11:12 pm

    This is poignant!❤️

    • Christine Bolton
      June 9, 2019 at 7:43 pm

      Thanks Punam! 💕

  5. June 9, 2019 at 1:37 am

    Brilliant!

    • Christine Bolton
      June 9, 2019 at 7:22 pm

      Thank you so much! 🙂💕

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