Thursday, July 28, 2016

deluge of tears

a deluge of tears
fell down my cheek
as I read parting words
that slit my heart open

I did not think
I could hurt so much
from an affair that
lasted only a season

but I had my hopes
I suppose I still do
but it gets harder
to believe in such dreams






15 comments:

  1. That can hurt very deeply.. and I don't blame you as it gets harder to believe in such dreams.

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  2. Intensity is what causes pain...as much as, if not more than time.

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  3. It can be a great chasm in our soul. You described it to a tee, thanks

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  4. I think we've all been there; if we haven't, we will!

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  5. Gayle Walters RoseJuly 28, 2016 at 8:50 PM

    It's amazing at how quickly we can get attached to a new relationship. I guess we fall hard because we're so newly invested and excited at the prospect of a new love. And I agree, it does get harder to believe in those dreams.

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  6. It is hard when a relationship ends. I had one that ended after 13 years and for several years, I could not would not love. But then, the right man walked into my world. Happy endings. I wish happy endings for you.

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  7. Sometimes those seasons can last forever. I know this piece will resonate with many.
    Steve K.

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  8. The pain in this drips thickly. It touches deeply, Arcadia!

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  9. Sounds like a deep cut! Those are painful but they're also a lot of fun while they last! Really great read!

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  10. Such events really shape and scar in myriad ways, poignant...

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  11. Once the heart is set on something or someone, the absence of that person will be deeply felt. Poignant but true.

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  12. Your words really touched me and I had to go away and come back again as I didn't quite know how to respond.
    It is true that many of us have been deeply hurt when an affair/relationship comes to an abrupt (and unwanted) end. How can love hurt so much?
    Thinking of you.
    Kind regards
    Anna :o]

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  13. Thank you everyone for reading and commenting.

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  14. A sadness I'm sure many of us have known. Yet it's always deeply personal.

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