Tag Archives: heartbreak

Braid

How quickly we forget the nearness of grief, and remember, with rated thorns, a past nettled to braid. Advertisements

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Tissue

After her heart fell to seed for the first time, the young girl wondered– How many tissues throughout mortal history had been used to absorb the world’s weeping, fragile, tenuous nets for dreams that slip through?

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Salutation

No more words to give, the break-up was official– What a blunt ending!

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Saudade

Near-distance of pain, dark ink blotting a thin page– Sorrow’s lasting print.

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Close-Up

Sorrow’s fresh close-up, pale rose in winter garden– Love’s time-tested soil.

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Rumple

Street rumpled and wet, heartsick man stranded in bed– Blue Monday spread thick.

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Innocence

The party ended and I went to Gillian’s house. I was between places and Gillian was letting me stay with her temporarily, which given our history was a tribute to her character. We had been in a tumultuous three-year relationship, … Continue reading

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