The shit we do when we love someone


I love laughing

about the shit we say

when we love someone.


The times she said


for you

outweigh all the times

you said you loved her


I love reminiscing

about the shit we do

when we love someone.


Tear ourselves apart with

shards of glass,

forget how to breathe,

throw ourselves off cliffs,

sew ourselves back together

too many times


But honestly I’m

regretting it,

as always


We’re feeding ourselves

on halfhearted compliments

and broken vases

left behind


and I stand here and watch

as she breaks down.


And the shit we do

when we love someone

can only be buried

behind whispers and window glass

and desperate hopes

because she can’t hide behind you anymore.

She has to face herself.

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Written 4/18/16

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Sassylass's picture

Always very well expressed.

You have it!

yes you do!



Poetry is passion,imagination & soul mixing together....



RoC's picture

I'm impressed

I've read quite a few of your writings, and I must say, the way you blend love with agony, the pure with the bittersweet. All I can say is Wow!
It's like a gut punch, knee jerk reaction from dying in pain to thriving in passion. You reel us in with tidings oh so sweet, then leave us dangling on the precipice, just before letting us slip, begin the fall, then pull us back up again.

Shards of glass shred broken dreams
As heartstrings sever at the seams
Whatever life and love may mean
There's always something in between

Let shadows fade and stars collide
Find solace in the dark of night
Face fear and stare into the light
While pain of love is burning bright

Take me out of this dimension
So I can show my true intentions
Leave silent things we need not mention
Be hollow, still, and left defenseless

Take away the tragedy
A glance, a touch, the remedy
The heart becomes the enemy
When broken by such sweet defeat

"Music is a universal language and needs not be translated. With it, soul speaks to soul" - Songsterr

Sassylass's picture


Wow! Post that Roc!

Poetry is passion,imagination & soul mixing together....