Tine M N

Your Salvation, Not Mine

Your heart carressed mine
by the very moment we met
- I stepped back
didn't want to feel.

Like a used piece of cloth
soaked in oil and betrayal
you hung at my soul
stuck like a scar.

Everywhere I walked
I had to remember
- those dark words
- those hidden intents.

Even in my bed
my safety, my rest
you watched over me
like the shadow of darkness.

I couldn't live
breathe, exist
with your bony fingers
strangling my mind.

And so you had to die
I demolished your being
for me to go on
we couldn't stay together.

Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 12, 2007
Poem Edited: Sunday, February 13, 2011

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Comments about Your Salvation, Not Mine by Tine M N

  • Rachael Rewonxda (6/1/2007 8:09:00 PM)

    You did an amazing job on this! Keep up the great work!
    Leah

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  • Jimi Doyle (4/24/2007 9:50:00 AM)

    if someone with bony fingers is
    strangling your mind, yeah, go ahead and demolish...

    this is a great one

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