Consumed by the fire inside
Burnt out and defeated
Nowhere to go, no place to hide
His will to live depleted

Because loving  is a fever
That incinerates your heart
An emotional sharpened cleaver
That can tear your heart apart

Feeling trapped and in despair
Living a shadow of a life
A relationship in despair
Balanced on the edge of a knife

He took the knife and kissed the blade
Ran it across his wrists
Closed his eyes as the room swayed
Wondered if he’d be missed

What would happen when he’d gone
He hoped she would forgive
It turns out he was not that strong
Not strong enough to live

His last thought was of her smile
as they once danced in the rain
He died dreaming that in a while
They could meet and dance again

  • Author: Tallisman (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: April 14th, 2023 15:50
  • Category: Unclassified
  • Views: 8
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  • David Wakeling

    This is well written.Certainly a good depiction of the modern relationship.I like the rhyme

  • 2781

    He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, for the truth was not in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

  • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

    Ah sad, jilted love causing suicidal ferlings or self harm is saddening but not so uncommon.
    A geeat poem expressed superbly wow! Kudos!!

    Plz also read and comment my newest poem too.

  • GenXer Shamrocker ☘️

    The rhythm and rhyme blend so perfectly!

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