Discussion in 'Poet's Corner' started by Acy, May 17, 2012.

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  1. Acy

    Acy Mama Bear - TLC, Common Sense Staff Member Safety & Support

    I know I need to let go...


    with that ring
    I was bled
    when you led me to
    the wedding bed

    bouquets fade
    and veils tear
    and daily life
    can grind and wear

    you said the vows
    but those were lies
    for many women
    caused you sighs

    you broke my heart
    my mind
    my soul
    then left me shattered and unwhole

    I’ve nothing left
    to give another
    no trust, no love
    no self, no other

    how much longer
    until I heal?
    how much longer
    with this grief?
    how much longer
    will that ring
    bleed my dry
    of everything?
  2. NYJmpMaster

    NYJmpMaster Have a question? Message Me Staff Member Forum Owner ADMIN

    very moving
  3. Butterfly

    Butterfly Resident SF Sims Enthusiast Staff Alumni SF Author SF Supporter

    Such a moving poem Acy, and I am so so sorry that you have had to endure so much hurt and pain. I hope you knwo that you give to many here, and have helped a lot of people. If you need us to, let us return the favour :hug:
  4. Acy

    Acy Mama Bear - TLC, Common Sense Staff Member Safety & Support

    Thank you both. :hug:
  5. IV2010

    IV2010 Well-Known Member

    love the poem Acy but so sad :console:
  6. MoAnamCara

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  7. Acy

    Acy Mama Bear - TLC, Common Sense Staff Member Safety & Support

    Thanks you also IV2010 and to MoAnamCara. :hug: for you both.
  8. Kharma

    Kharma Well-Known Member

    I, too, have felt that sting. My ex ripped out my heart, and proceeded to fill the resultant hole with excrement.

    Never, EVER, will I let anyone that close again.

    If the only way - and it was gaurenteed - to "fix" my depression, AvPD, OCD, and all others was to allow another close enough to love me............?

    ....... then I'd die still suffering from depression, AvPD, OCD, and all the others.

    The risk of that kind of pain is not worth a thousand times whatever imagined benefits one might get for allowing love through.
  9. lightbeam

    lightbeam Antiquities Friend

    Very moving. I wish I could find the words to help you in your recovery from this tragedy. :hug: to you
  10. Acy

    Acy Mama Bear - TLC, Common Sense Staff Member Safety & Support

    Thank you lightbeam and Kharma. :arms:

    Kharma, there can come a time when we feel healed enough - perhaps I mean "whole enough in oneself" again - to let the love happen with another person again. I find the ache and sorrow come and go like storms. A rough wind tosses me around, but a pleasant breezy day keeps me alive. Hope this makes sense. The idea, Kharma, of your hiding forever is sad to me. I hope that you can weather the residual storms and find a calm place to lay anchor for awhile. You never know who might come along and bless you with strength, care, calmness, love. :hug:
  11. Sadeyes

    Sadeyes Staff Alumni

    Acy, I just saw this...I hope you do find a way to allow others to have the gift of knowing you...it is not only your loss but others cannot share the beauty that you have
  12. antino

    antino Member

    The content is touching, I like most of all the musical sounds of the text. If you read it aloud, it would sound wonderful I think. Thanks for posting.
  13. total eclipse

    total eclipse SF Friend Staff Alumni

    I love your poem and one day i hope that sting goes away for good hun
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