While it lasted


While it lasted
Sharon Maria Moemise

It was just a call for attention
That continued for years by extension
The most of what was companionship
The rest got lost, I guess we let it slip.

Complacency replaced all traces of romance
Regard for one's feelings turned to ignorance
It was over almost as soon as it started
That's probably why I'm not broken-hearted

Love? We both searched and found nothing
Neither were willing to give it their everything
Not when his heart belonged to one I can't fight
Somewhere out there, I might still find my knight

I used to feel so lonely when we were apart
Then it became lonelier as I gave him my heart
My cries and laments for attention fell on deaf ears
Alas! I have to stop, 'ere I drown in my tears

Do I continue in my quest for elusive love
Or just fly away like a frightened, stricken dove?
I have one heart that can't keep getting trampled on
So, finally, I think it's time to pack up and be gone.

Time, he says, is something he doesn't have
for sweet little nothings and all that jazz
He will be too busy to spend another moment
of listening or hearing my hearts torment

I learnt to follow his art against my better judgment
My interest and faith were put down as amusement
I watched sports cos I wanted him to be impressed
But I realized afterwards, I was just another self oppressed.


  • Author: SharonMoemise (Offline Offline)
  • Published: October 25th, 2019 08:02
  • Category: Reflection
  • Views: 18
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  • alsimmons

    At a lost for words, wow.

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