Julie A Smith

Rookie - 203 Points (Illinois)

Healing Heart - Poem by Julie A Smith

Healing heart.
I broke up with you
exactly one month ago.
I had peace with my decision,
but I didn't want to hurt you.
But then you hurt me so badly.

It was an amazingly amicable break-up.
We both agreed that it was for the best.
You even said how you likely
would have broken up with me
in a few days since you felt that way, too.

But then I couldn't believe that you
unfriended me on Facebook
a few days after our break-up.
You never told me
and left me to find out the hard way.
We had been friends for years.
Ten to be exact.
I could not believe that you would do that,
and then totally freeze me out
and cut off communication entirely.
I am definitely not perfect,
but I deserve better than that.

Makes me wonder
about being friends with guys.
Sometimes it is harder than being friends with girls
for obvious reasons.
I let you in
which I don't always do
with guys
and it ended up
seriously harming a friendship
and hurting my heart.

Alas, I have a glimmer of hope
that there is still a guy out there
who will treat me tenderly
and cherish my healing heart
but sometimes that seems
so far away.
But maybe
one day
sooner rather then later
that vulnerable hope
will come true.

Topic(s) of this poem: healing, heart, hope, hurt

Form: Free Verse


Comments about Healing Heart by Julie A Smith

  • Edward Kofi Louis (4/4/2017 1:24:00 PM)

    Hurt! ! 'I broke up with you'. Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Poem Edited: Friday, April 7, 2017


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