in poetry •  24 days ago

I never believed in love at first sight
But then I laid eyes on you
I didn't dare look away
lest you wouldn't stay
in my mind's vision so true

You ignite a fire inside of me
in which I could burn forever
but now the embers only glow
the ashes cold, the color of snow
our hearts, our bond brutally severed

Your memory carved into my soul
forever bleeding, hopeless, unhealed
Do you feel this pain as well?
Do we share this awful hell?
fighting over crimson blame congealed

If I could no longer love you
for the pain has become too great
I would live in eternal sunshine
I refuse to regret us,
so I must forget us.
Defying our entwined fate

You haunt me cruel, lovely visage
Phantom of my spotless mind
I won't miss you, for my own sake.
Yet still, I feel this tortured ache
until we meet again, for the first time

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@phantasmagoric This is truly stunning... and painful.... and really sticks with me as a reader. Your word choices show just how creative you are and your ability to evoke the senses it captivating. I see that are new to this platform so welcome, as I am too. I look forward to following you and reading your content.


A warm welcome to you as well!
Thank you very much! I really appreciate your feedback :)

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Great stuff. I enjoy the extreme pull of out of control emotion. Also, the cold calculation of thought. The almost imagined dilemma is palpable.

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