John Thorkild Ellison

Rookie - 113 Points (17/04/51 / Edinburgh)

Get Out! - Poem by John Thorkild Ellison

I suppose you think you're clever,
You laugh at me but you never
Imagine what I really feel,
You think it's no big deal
I may be suicidal, I may
Be looking for some other way
To put an end to this misery,
To break away and at last be free!
Why should ypu care? I realise
When I look into your empty eyes
That love has vanished from the scene,
It's just as if it had never been.
You say we can try again,
Don't you care about my pain?
I thought we'd last forever
And yet you found some other lover,
Someone you 'fancied' more than me.
I hate your crude hypocrisy,
Just get out of my life,
I never wanted to be your wife!
I've better things to do
Than waste my days and nights with you!
Go on, get out!
Do I have to start to scream and shout?
It's over now,
And this isn't just another row,

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, December 20, 2011

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