Tahlia Hilton

Rookie (1994 / Australia)

Cheap Candy


You wanted fun
You chose me as your human piñata
Just an empty box
That doesn’t have feelings
That doesn’t have memories

It is incomprehensible
That ever hit
And every blow
Would push me further away
Further down

Now you come and
Apologise
After you broke every promise
Every ounce of trust
And ripped my feelings to bit

Leaving me numb
Leaving me alone
With no real explanation
Besides ‘it was just fun’
Glad you liked the taste of cheap candy

But was it really worth
Everything?

Submitted: Sunday, October 10, 2010

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