Love Lies Bleeding

Love Lies Bleeding

The sun bleeds it’s last drop
of red into the ocean
Bidding farewell
to a day filled with raw emotion
Words weaponized
Driven in like daggers
Leaving scathing, open wounds
becoming forever scars
Tattooed reminders
on broken hearts
Uneven and crooked
Nerves stretched taught
like catgut strings on a guitar
Where one more pluck
will result in a snap
Rendering a melody
forever played out of tune

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  4 comments for “Love Lies Bleeding

  1. June 13, 2021 at 10:10 am

    Forever wounded by words and tensed up nerves. Couldn’t be truer than this You’ve said it so beautifully. 🙂

  2. June 12, 2021 at 12:26 pm

    A very evocative poem

    • Christine Bolton
      June 12, 2021 at 1:31 pm

      Thanks Sadje ☺️🌺💕

      • June 12, 2021 at 1:58 pm

        You’re welcome i

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