Fades To Black

Author’s Note: A wise person once said, “If it doesn’t hurt, it wasn’t love.”

 

At first I thought

you lied. Betrayal!

And then I saw

 

confusion reigned,

and you chose her,

your shorthand for:

 

“Goodbye my darling;

‘can’t be bothered

anymore.”

 

Please do not try

to ease the twist

of knife in back.

 

Please do not utter

“Love you always!”

I can’t accept.

 

It’s quiet now

and spacious where

our love once breathed.

 

Broken apart.

I’m not a part

of you. So weird!

 

I won’t deny

the gifts received,

the growth achieved.

 

I’ll hold these dear

through my next lives,

when I will be

 

your baby sis’,

mentor or wife,

or best buddy.

 

Unsettled heart,

unspoken words

are utter fact.

 

For now we are

complete. The End.

Love fades to black.

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