This kind of pain doesn’t go away,
You simply learn to tolerate it more.
When your heart is broken
it doesn’t heal.
You cannot mend it.
You can’t sew it, or glue it
You simply gather up the pieces from the floor
and shove them back in your chest.
Perhaps one day eventually
they find each other again
as you learn to love once more.
But you must warn them.
Warn them that the pieces are fragile in their hands.
And you’re afraid.
Afraid that if you trust them with the pieces
they will be shattered
so you give ...