where i was when you blacked out

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

this is

where I was

when you blacked out


i was in the room with you

you were standing in front of me

telling me that you just let things roll off your back

your wife sat there and called me names

i was supposed to be okay with that

i was your daughter

and I nearly disowned you

you almost died on an airplane over Texas

you ended up at a hospital named

El Paso Del Sol

The Passage of the Sun

you dove into the sun that day

and emerged a bastard

still, i cried out your name like a child


until i fell asleep


a year later

you didn’t remember

a single thing


from the brink of your irises

i cling

to fragments of

my story

until they blend bloody


the black holes

of your


memento mori


I cry

I cry

I cry

out your name

Submitted: December 02, 2022

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Very deep Roxanne, thank you...

Fri, December 2nd, 2022 6:04pm


Thank you so much!! And thank you for reading :) I really appreciate it

Fri, December 2nd, 2022 1:25pm

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