unrequited

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
the pain of the realization that you have lost the one thing that you had longed for all your life and that you can never get it.

Submitted: March 05, 2016

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Unrequited

 

My heart is heavy!

with unshed tears and unspoken words

while a quiet pain

stirs darkly in my soul.

Only crumbling ruins remain behind

of once-cherished hopes and dreams…

 

There is only chaos!

Everywhere, inside me…

Nothing remains behind;

all is destroyed, shattered, broken –

hearts, desires, and dreams!

 

Once again

that awful pain blooms;

only more intense this time…

Once again

that deep, dark hole is wrenched open

inside my chest;

only more brutally this time…

 

Only one realization sighs

this terrible, tragic reality –

with each passing moment,

that my life has been changed inevitably!

 

All is now lost;

and it shall forever be unrequited,

the will to live, dream, and breathe –

which was once so strong;

is now extinguished… forever!


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