Ten Months

Ten months
Pass slowly

Like water drops in slow motion
 

We try to mend
This relationship

But can’t get past

Your wanting to be free

And my wanting to be loved
 

Weeks of nothing
Followed by days of

Consuming passion

Laughter

Followed by
 

Memories of pain
Hazily clear

Dulled sharpness
 

What is a slap
But a hard kiss?

A chokehold

Nothing more than a hug

That takes my breath away
 

And yet
Each punch at the wall

Is a blow to my heart

And like glue to glass

Cannot be made whole again
 

The drop finally falls
Explodes into nothing

And is no more
 

 

 

© 2007  Kim Eun Mi Young

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~ by eunmi38 on February 19, 2007.

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