Treasure Island

Dawn Springs


Ode to a Broken Heart


Stop, just please stop
everytime I let my guard go
everytime I put my walls down
you take my heart just so
and my head spins around; bliss
suddenly with no warning you drop it
vanished were the hopes of the perfect kiss
down it goes in a dark pit
shatters; shattering; a million pieces
but I don't blame you
yet you oppress my heart, its true
so easily you move on
carefully stepping over the broken pieces
so as not to prick yourself
but I fall on the shattered glass
broken; bleeding; pricked
you don't even look back
moving swiftly to your next victim
I desperately try to grasp the remains
wondering if i'll ever love again
engulfed in this sea of endless pain
in vain I struggle to forget
wishing it was you that I never met
reluctant to give my heart out now
damaged..

Submitted: Friday, May 10, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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this poem is inspired by my best friend, first love, and first heart break (all the same person)
you broke me but also made me stronger
I found the strength to move on but still im scared of love
thank you and also not really
you'll always be one of those pieces of my heart; however broken

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