Closure

She knows it’s time to let go
Her mind tells her to cut off
The memories she holds so
Dear to herself like oxygen
As they become toxic spreading
Darkness inside her in every
Corner of her being eating away
Who she was once, herself
Now every time she looks in
The mirror an empty gaze seem
To drill through her head as
If trying to jolt the person to life
She sighs and looks around
Maybe the questions she wanted
Him to answer were to be buried
With the memories she held close
He was happy and that was all
She needed to know and in that
Happiness she would have to find
Peace for herself, it was never about
What she wanted from life but
Knowing that he had found home
So she smiles through tears of a
Heart she no longer feels beating
And sits down to pull out threads of
their memories they built together
Cutting off the cords wincing in
Pain as her hands shook with each
String thrown away creating voids

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69 thoughts on “Closure

  1. It was so beautiful. Selfless love only cares for the smile of the other person and not ours. But still a selfish part of desire longs for what can never be ours. Your way of expressing your thoughts is mesmerizing.

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  2. This is so beautiful. Love is all about being ‘selfless’. It pains and hurts a lot (I guess) to see that the person you saw your home in couldn’t see theirs in you but like you said, we have to find peace with their happiness.

    Much love,
    -Naima

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      1. True that ❀
        Hope you are doing okay (didn't post anything for the last two days and you are quite regular with your posts — don't tell me that the exams have come haunting you too :D)
        -Naima

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      2. I’m touched and sorta at a loss of words that..well you actually noticed I have been away for exactly 2 days :$
        Well..I’ve been quite ill from over a week now but getting better now πŸ™‚ so regular postings from today.
        Much love & Hugs
        B

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      3. Yeah because I couldn’t read your poetry for two days so can you imagine how much I look forward to read your work? πŸ˜€
        Anyway, how have you been?? What’s wrong?? I hope you get well soon (like super-fast kinda get-well-soon)

        Much love,
        -Naima

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      4. Have you heard smile by Uncle Kracker? oh you make me smile xD
        I’m almost okay now love πŸ™‚ had super high fever, flu and cough, had to take a day or two off from work as well but thankfully, it’s almost history now.
        *hugs*
        B

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      5. Yeah, I have heard that song and you are one gem so why don’t you keep smiling (always)? (I am sure many smile just watching you smile)

        I am happy you are feeling better already. Take care of yourself ❀

        *hugs right back*
        -Naima

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    1. Hi you πŸ™‚
      I apologize for taking this long to revert, had some stuff going on but I’m here now, thank-you so much for such beautiful words πŸ™‚ the encouragement truly means a lot.
      Much love
      B

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  3. I love your poem Closure. Thanks for liking my poem Riding The Roof of England by the way. I am new to WordPress and yours is my first like so you are a milestone for me. I appreciate that a great deal. I am sure I have read your peoms on other sites. Do you go on World Facebook poetry sites under a different name? I will read some more of your poems too…

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    1. Thanks πŸ™‚
      I really did enjoy your poem, nothing feels better than writing for a reason/ a cause. My presence on social media is almost unnoticeable, don’t really use any place except this one πŸ™‚
      Best
      B

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  4. Hi, just wanted to let you know I nominated you for the Creative Blogger Award. The rules for the nomination are posted on my blog. Hope you don’t mind but I really do love your blog. πŸ™‚

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    1. Hi there!
      Firstly, I apologize for taking two days to revert, wasn’t doing too good but I’m here now πŸ™‚ and thank-you so much ❀ really means a lot. I shall check out the rules and reply to this on my blog.
      Best
      B

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      1. Love, can you link me up to the post/ nomination you were talking about…couldn’t find it so haven’t answered it yet.
        Yes, we all do have a life outside this blog, agreed πŸ™‚ Hope you are well ❀
        Hugs
        B

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