One Becomes Two

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
Long poem based upon true events.

Submitted: March 13, 2014

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We are one

Now we are two

 

My first steps

I took for you

Together in everything

Until the fall

 

Cut and bruised

What to do?

You tried yourself

But could not bear

Cut some more

You fed a snare

 

Two days by your side

Holding your hand

A cup of water

Received as grand

Lying and shaking

I arrived at your side

Looking up at me

Eyes wide of mine

I rolled you on your side

Your mind set aside

The rhythm of the beat

Was lost at sea

A passenger gone

Memories pass on

 

Await to see

The joys of me

Your smile vibrant

Your disease tyrant

You brought me to life

I laid you to rest

 

I speak not of a relationship

Romance and all

The workings of two strangers

Love in the fall

 

No, not of a girl

Nor woman of mine

Could ever see

The pain inside

 

Futile to paint

Colors aflood

You gave me life

Yours ended in blood

 

Dust for now

I pray to God

I'll see you soon

Not soon enough

Resignation opportune

 

Grievous to bear

The question remain

Are the years to come

All in vain?

 

A ghost you've become

My beating heart

Once full of blood

Now torn apart

 

Breathing a chore

My life is no more

I await my release

My prison of bones

My lifeline cerise

 

You brought me here

For you I came

Into this world

A life lost aim

 

Now here I stand

You have gone

A ship unmannned

I am weary, I am done

 

We were two

But soon to be one


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