You Told Me you Loved Me
You told me you loved me….that’s what I heard you say-
When you kiss me and you hold me, it’s so passionately.
In too deep, within a matter of weeks-
Curious if this is love that lies in between these sheets.
Can’t catch the rhythm…my heart is beating faster and faster-
Pastor just spoke on this…He says it’s a disaster waiting to happen.
The instant connection one would call it Love at first sight-
But not even Mary Kay could cover up all these Lust, Love & Lies.
So discreet about who you are and what you do-
Still trying to figure out how I woke up so sore and visibly bruised.
They say one night of passion…can cause you a lifetime of pain-
Tears drench my face, you promised…you said you’d never hit me again.
Please bay….take me back, I’m sorry…I would never hurt you and I didn’t mean to do you wrong-
I’ve never been in Love before, I was scared…thought you were trying to play me and lead me on.
You told me you loved me and I sized it up to be true-
I’ll give you one more chance, so no…I won’t leave you.
When I look in his eyes, I see so much rage-
I don’t know what happened in his past relationships, but he’s taking it out on me almost every other day.
He tries so hard to cover up his deeply rooted scars-
Where did the hours, days and months go…how did it even get this far? ?
2months pregnant and something tells me to keep it-
Snuck and got an abortion, shh...that’s my little secret.
You told me you loved me, that’s what I thought I heard you say-
I remember when you used to kiss me and hold me, so passionately.
But behind each hit became more and more excuses-
This time a police report, bigger bandages and pictures to prove it.
I’ve distanced myself this time a little more I must say-
Went out, had a drink…now we’re all lovey dubby til the next day.
This time I’mma leave him alone…& he bet not say nothin’ to me-
Man……I hate when we fight; Day 2- rubbing my eyes, vision so blurry.
Fox 8 Action News…woman body found on the freeway-
“Angel ‘Sugar-Bone’ Bradley” dead and gone as of yesterday.
This must be a sign God has given indeed-
Not only did I know her, but that battered and bruised up woman could’ve easily been me.
In Loving Memory of “Angel ‘Sugar-Bone’ Bradley”
Copyright © 2010 All rights reserved
Read this poem in other languages
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.
Comments about this poem (You Told Me you Loved Me by Regina Witherspoon )
The Road Not Taken
If You Forget Me
Still I Rise
Edgar Allan Poe
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
William Ernest Henley
- Little Girl, Kyle Schlicher
- Deep Water Haiku Trilogy, Kyle Schlicher
- I tease, hasmukh amathalal
- the sinful lover, RIC S. BASTASA
- retriever for a pet (very rough), lee fones
- Iraq in History, Ima Ryma
- the yes in me, RIC S. BASTASA
- Kalidasa, Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
- THE PRETTY SEA AND THE HARD ROCKS, MOHAMMAD SKATI
- Venereus, Bruce Hayno