L.. Pierson

He’s Not Really There - Poem by L.. Pierson

He sits drinking coffee
In his usual chair
Just within arms reach
But he’s not really there

He gives me a nod
And a blank looking stare
Pretends to be listening
But he’s not really there

Went to the movies
Got popcorn to share
I snuggled up close
But he’s not really there

Lit scented candles
Romance fills the air
I wanted to please him
But he’s not really there

We had a big fight
Told him, it’s not fair
All I wanted was love
But he don’t even care

Comments about He’s Not Really There by L.. Pierson

  • (2/11/2008 7:14:00 AM)

    If only someone was only there, I only see the reflection, of the love that was once there. Thank You so much, for sharing such meaningful words. (Report) Reply

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  • (6/19/2007 9:21:00 PM)

    it hurts when all u want is 2 be noticed and loved but get neither. i think this is one of my favs. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 17, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, March 12, 2011

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