Meredith Fahey

Rookie (Milton, MA)

A Week And A Day - Poem by Meredith Fahey

It's been a week and a day
And I've lived a lifetime since I last saw you
Some days have been empty, some full
But I've lived them all
I thought I was alive in your arms
But I was sleeping, sweetly dreaming
And now that I'm alone, that I'm back in my skin
I know it stretched when you were in it
And I'm having trouble filling it on my own
But I know that I'll find what I need with my eyes open
And not shut tight, hiding under the bed
Fearing the monsters that pray on broken hearts
I don't
I only fear my memories, they lie because they are full of doubts and changing views
Did you ever love me? were you thinking of her while I held on tight to you?
Maybe the reality is that I could never call what we did making love
Because you were never very good at it together
It was simply sex
It's been a week and a day
And I see the world more clearly now

Listen to this poem:

Comments about A Week And A Day by Meredith Fahey

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: together, fear, alone, world, love, memory, change, dream, sleep

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 9, 2005

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  7. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. Television
    Roald Dahl
  10. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
[Report Error]