Nancy Vorkink

Rookie (New York)

June 30,2003 - Poem by Nancy Vorkink

I never thought it would come to this.
That he wasn’t there for me,
However, sweet and dear.
He wasn’t there for me.
I have fallen in love,
And felt deeper feelings than ever.
He had no spine to call or email
Saying he didn’t know what to say.
Meaning he didn’t know what to feel.
Except probably I love you when all else fails.
Getting in touch with his real feelings
Is hard, he’s been cut off for so long.
I don’t know if he can regain the truth
And the strength to go forward.
He has lost a lot of ground.
He has lost her, his wife
Just recently. He still loves her.
The dog was hers. Now she is dead.
And he is lost.
Or is it me? Just feeling let down.
Disappointed. Frustrated with his loving.
Having a platonic friendship is best
Perhaps, but we can’t do that.
It’s too late.
We were in too much of a rush
In February; now it’s June.
Summertime and sad.

© 2003 Vorkink


Comments about June 30,2003 by Nancy Vorkink

  • (5/10/2006 1:44:00 PM)


    OMG! ! ! I really love this poem I know in a way it's sopose to have a sad touch to it, but when I read it I just felt blubbly. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, July 23, 2010


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