After Midnight

Firefall

The clock strikes twelve

And you invade my thoughts like a thief

I try to chase you away with logic

But your ghost haunts my senses

 

I measure the rhythm of my pain

Hoping to numb the ache

But each pulse echoes your name

And what I gave up for love's sake

 

You're a forbidden temptation

A string of numbers that lures me like a flame

 I dare not ignite

We've burned ourselves before

 

You demanded I answer, an impossible choice

To divide my heart with Solomon's sword

You must of known I wouldn't do that

How could I choose to wound an innocent soul

 

I chose to shield my loyal love

The one who rescued me and made me forget

If only for a while

The one who is my champion and mended my broken wings

 

But I can't erase you either

The one who I loved first

The one who made me believe in magic and touched my soul

The one who stole my heart and who is impossible to forget

 

You asked me if I would regret my choice

Hell yes I will and yet I feign my answer is no

Did you believe me

Did you see through my lie

 

Tonight there will be

No victors, only vanquished

No joy, only grief

No peace, only regret

  • Author: Firefall (Offline Offline)
  • Published: September 21st, 2023 18:10
  • Category: Love
  • Views: 2
  • User favorite of this poem: L. B. Mek.
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Comments3

  • L. B. Mek

    so relatable, thanks for sharing
    I can't help remembering
    a song by Nikki titled 'urs'
    (
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3o0N2n-k4vc
    )

  • L. B. Mek

    I really like this poem dear Poet
    'I measure the rhythm of my pain
    Hoping to numb the ache
    But each pulse echoes your name
    And what I gave up for love's sake'
    Brilliant poetry, thank you again!

  • Thomas W Case

    Totally relate. Superb.

    • Firefall

      Thank you for your kind comment.



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