University of Zimbabwe Author's Club UZAC

Rookie - 81 Points (18 September 2015 / University of Zimbabwe)

My Pains My Emotion

It’s not our divorce that sets my heart on fire.
It’s not your betrayal that slashes it apart.
It’s not your sarcastic tongue that condemns my humanity.
Brutal memories of our past haunt me the most.

Love comes with joy and takes with it all.
You gave me a moment and robed of my mortality.
Through the door you came in, you left with a hopeless return.
As I wipe my tears off my sensitive bellies,

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