REVERSE

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    REVERSE

    The gulps of air I took

    To steady my nerves,

    Now they rush out of my mouth,

    In reverse.

    The tears that dripped from,

    My brown eyes.

    Slide back up my cheeks.

    Their path revised.

    The shocking words asking;

    “What did I do wrong?”

    Now ring in my ears,

    As a heartbreaking song.

    My hands that reached out for you.

    To hold me once again.

    Fall to my sides

    Wondering how this all began.

    My shoulders slumped in defeat.

    Asking you again,

    To say those words you repeat.

    My eyes,

    Closed in resignation.

    Knowing you’ll no longer be there.

    My eyes opened wide in shock,

    And despair.

    Realization dawning,

    That you no longer care.

    The pain that shows on my face.

    The feeling of my heart,

    Starting to race.

    The look in your eyes .

    The passion fading away.

    With regret in your voice,

    You simply say;

    I still love you,

    I’m just not “in” love with you.

    It’s not you,

    It’s me.

    It’s over.

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    Musicmaker43 commented on REVERSE

    11-16-2011

    Amazing write! I love how you were able to convey that feeling. I don't really know what to call it, but when someone else kinda gives up on the "us" that you've created. Very powerful! Thank you for this!

    winterkou commented on REVERSE

    11-08-2011

    This was a great poem and an enjoyable read. I am up for the challenge. Time to let my muse run wild

    Len commented on REVERSE

    11-07-2011

    This piece was so vivid and emotional as it flowed toward a climatic end. You have done it agan, keep it coming.

    BabyGurl91 commented on REVERSE

    11-06-2011

    I really like this poem too. Keep up the good work ... You know what your doin & good at it.

    When power leads man towards arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.

    John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA

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