Sugar-Coated but Still Bitter

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Action and Adventure  |  House: Booksie Classic
A little poem about love and short-comings.

Submitted: December 13, 2011

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Submitted: December 13, 2011



I bet the days look even duller through your eyes. 
I looked into them once 
and saw my reflection. 
“This rings fits not.” 
Catching the half-glances of every drunk and sullen boy 
and I’m still sleeping alone.

Where have you put yourself away to?
driving through cracked streets into cornfields,
I watched every light as they grew slim in number,
with eyes only for you,

I’ve never danced this awkwardly
without you stepping on my toes.
“It’s kind of like a divorce,” you said,
“only there was never anything to love about you
in the first place.” 

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