Leaking Pen

Veteran Poet - 1,487 Points (Wellington, New Zealand)

Broken Dreams - Poem by Leaking Pen

A bitter love ending
To my broken heart,
Love baits me a trap
Leaves me to wilt and die.

Harsh words from a poet
To nail my coffin shut.
Who is the fool who said?
It's better to have loved and lost…

It is not I it is not I.

I loved and died when my love
Left me the moment I surrendered my heart,
And all I have is this caring heart
How could love be so cruel?

I am the poster child for love's cruelty, I am, I am.

This poem might banish me
From loves true friendship.
I have broken the golden rule
By speaking ill of love
And who said love does lie?

It is I it is I.

I have broke the golden rule once more
To never speak ill of the dead or love.
I am now a humpback,
Deformity cements my aching trails
And caused the twist in my spine,
And made my skeleton a bridge to nowhere.

I am so dead, yes I am, I am.

My angry verse line up one by one
Soldiers heading to the battlefield,
Outnumbered and ill equipped.
My misery guiding their condition
How can a weakened heart ever win?
When it is already broken beyond repair.

No resurrection for the looser, it is I it is I.

A broken heart cannot be glued together
Love is cruel dare I say,
When its teeth bite me like a rabid dog
As if I lived in time gone by
And no treatment was available then to cure me,
And when all hopes are depleted
Despair causes my heart's supernova,
And I shattered to pieces like never before
And no poem can resurrect my soul.

No one hears my cries from the grave, except a black cat.

Would I forgive love?
That devoured my one life
And kidnapped my morning promise
Asking for a ransom I could not afford
Its payback was death to my soul.

Sweet revenge a clear winner, not mine, not mine.

Where can I find the fairest judge in the land?
To weigh in on love versus my broken heart
And help guide a jury of my peers to reach the right verdict,
Would they vindicate love instead of my pain?
Has love bribed its way to every jurist heart?
And am I fighting a loosing battle?
Love really hurts, I bleed from its fangs profusely.

There is no justice, I'm the victim yes I am, yes I am.

February 07 2012
Copyright Leaking Pen 2012
Rev Nov 9th 2014

Listen to this poem:

Topic(s) of this poem: love hurts


Comments about Broken Dreams by Leaking Pen

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


Poem Submitted: Sunday, February 10, 2013

Poem Edited: Sunday, November 9, 2014


[Report Error]