abid khan

Its Not You, Only Me - Poem by abid khan

I watch it slowly
Turning it on my fingertips
Creating a pool of blood where the point was
I watched in horrified amazement as it left its mark
A small cut on my finger
All pain leaving instantly.

I lift my finger up
And watch as the blood drips
Onto the paper you decided to leave me with.

I move the dagger up
My wrists
A small slit
So much blood falling onto this piece of paper
This paper that drove me to do it.
To kill
Who did I kill?
But that isnt right...
You did it.
Five simple words.
I don't love you anymore.

As you wrote it
Did you feel anything?
Did you feel regret?
Or did you feel relief?
How do you feel now?
Now that I send this back to you
My blood spilt all over
Five simple words in response:
Do you love me now?

Now that I'm dead
Do you love me now?

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 11, 2006

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