Rozina

S P L I T

It's so heavy

How to lift?

So much to remove

After our rift

 

That's MY piano

Oops I forgot, that's yours

I'm leaving behind

The plastic figure of Jaws

 

Hey why 4 forks 

But only 3 spoons?

Who took that 1?

Your friends those Goons?

 

Beatles' is yours

Bee Gees' is mine

What's happened dear? 

We were so fine

 

Ugh! Too much to take

From every room

We won't part today

But we'll meet by Zoom!

 

I just read of a local (very rich) well known couple going through a divorce. Plenty of media attention on who gets what. It got me thinking about normal couples going through this.... 

 

Comments12

  • Paul Bell

    I'm sure the lawyers will be happy with their split. No winners though.

    • Rozina

      Yes lawyers have the best deal! Thank you for reading.

    • Teddy.15

      Sadly powerful Rozina, I would have taken both the Beatles and bee gees, you have highlighted the side of divorce that is the sentimental belongings, the mental scars are on show like dirty laundry. A wonderful. piece here. 💖

      • Rozina

        Thank you Teddy. We both love the same groups and songs, Beatles, Bee Gees, Rolling Stones, Eagles... So how?!

        • Teddy.15

          We may be in the same generation. Although I'm not so hot for the rolling stones. I much prefer the Beatles. 💖

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        • L. B. Mek

          a fun read and some inventive wordplay,
          thanks for sharing

          • Rozina

            Thank you for your comments.

          • woundedheart

            Chainsaw everything in two that way she really does get half of everything lol, nicely penned piece ☺

            • Rozina

              I’ve heard of this happening in nasty divorces where the other person’s favourite items are halved! Thank you for your comments.

            • FallenAngel1🕊

              This brought back painful memories for me. I remember my dad packing his Beatle albums. My mom and dad(well stepdad,but at the time I was unaware,but he'll always be my dad) separated when I was 7,devorced by 9. The Beatles were his #1 favourite,he had every one of their albums. But he didn't get all his Beatles albums,I still have a few. Please don't feel bad because your words brought back a painful memory for me. Painful memories are just as important as all our memories. Thanks for sharing Rozina😀✌️🕊

              • Rozina

                I am sorry for dredging up some painful memories. It must be devastating for the child/children when the parents divorce. Thank you for your comments.

                • FallenAngel1🕊

                  I heard it said,it's hardest on the kids,..people like me are proof it's true,lol😂

                • dusk arising

                  Never really did all that kind of stuff in my divorce about 35 years ago. My ex and i remain good friends with mutual respect. It has to be different where there are young children.

                  • Rozina

                    Children are so fortunate when parents’ divorce is amicable. They continue to feel loved and that it’s not their fault. Thank you for sharing your positive story.

                  • spilleronsheet

                    It should be tragic
                    Yet a smile passed by
                    Just remembered a relationship which broke front of eyes
                    They kept fighting over a bottle of perfume and a torn shirt of linen
                    Such love can fade away so easily in time ?
                    Well crafted dear Rozina
                    Brought inside both grief and a smirk of smile

                    • Rozina

                      Thank you so much.

                    • Buzz Bray

                      They say, 'time heals all wounds,' but what do they know? It's not healing but learning to live with it. I have been there. I don't know if I ever got over it, 46 years ago, but I learned to live with it. Peace Love and Healing!

                      • Rozina

                        That's true. Learning to live with memories, good or bad. There is no delete button. Thank you.

                      • Goldfinch60

                        Strong and true words Rozina, who gets what is fundamental in divorce.

                        Andy

                        • Rozina

                          Thank you.

                        • Chris Duffy

                          Loved this Rosina.

                          We be all been there.

                          Loverly write.

                          • Rozina

                            Thank you. Unfortunately in these tough times the divorce rates have increased. With global climate change even birds like the usually monogamous albatross are not spared.

                          • Chris Duffy

                            Loved this Rosina.

                            We be all been there.

                            Loverly write.

                          • Neville



                            .. if this little beauty was inspired by a newspaper article, then I seriously take my hat off to you Roz ... okay, so it's your hat ... x

                            • Rozina

                              I have a lovely gardening hat, thanks Neville!



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