Sumann Dutta

Facing You

I wore your words
Around my neck.
I wore your touch
On my body.
I wore your promises
As a shield against the world.

You took back your words
Smudged your touches
broke your promises.

And I am standing here alone, naked
facing you once again.

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Poem Edited: Wednesday, January 13, 2010

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Comments about Facing You by Sumann Dutta

  • Pradyumna Jyotir (1/19/2010 6:23:00 AM)

    It reminds me of the old Beatles song....beautiful....you are a born poet.

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  • Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK (1/15/2010 2:41:00 PM)

    Jilt and jerks in Love are favorite theme of Poets…and you’ve made it glorious…
    10+
    Ms. Nivedita
    UK

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  • Kgomotso Mabotja (1/14/2010 3:08:00 PM)

    you lied to my hopes
    and tainted my visions

    : -D
    xxxx

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