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Ex for a Reason

Poetry By: Emily Johnson

They're "ex" for a reason.

Submitted:Feb 19, 2013    Reads: 14    Comments: 2    Likes: 2   

I needed to smell him not the smell and the smoke.

But no matter how hard

I tried

I just couldn't…

and though I tried

and inhaled deep

even I was lost…

and couldn't see.

His monster had taken over, the emotionless demon,

the thing without compassion and tears.

I only smelled his demon,

and that's why I can't come back to love him…


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