Jun 25 2011

Cold Fire

Published by at 12:38 pm under Break Up Poems

Every second I see you is another second spent standing in flames.
You can try and apologize but you know I cannot be tamed.

If it wasn’t for you I wouldn’t be sitting alone at lunch or running around teary eyed a bunch.
You told me you’d never hurt me that I was the perfect guy. But now you can’t even talk to me and I don’t see why.

I look over my shoulder and see you walking again and suddenly I’m standing in flames trapped and the pain is increased by a magnitude of ten.

You laugh and smile as he wraps his arms around you and kisses you slightly. I turn away feeling my breath leave me and my chest heave tightly.

I just wanna escape and never return so I never have to see that beautiful smile and feel myself in the flamesas I burn.

I’m not suicidal and I’m not even depressed, I’m just all alone in the world, and you took part of me away when you left.

I try and forget the pain, and forget the hurting, but the thoughts by themselves are too burdening.
Finally I just accept the feelings, and embrace the pain. It all drifts away and starts to unfold.I stand now not in warm fire, but cold.

This post was submitted by Josiah Goodman.

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3 Responses to “Cold Fire”

  1. pixieon 25 Jun 2011 at 6:00 pm

    love the theme. cold fire, i mean. says so much about the relationship
    it also tells me much about ur feelings
    the emotions in this r very boldly expressed
    good rhyming – its almost… lyrical
    nicely done

  2. Holly Norcomon 27 Jul 2011 at 10:02 pm

    You’re a really good writer, this poem blew me away

  3. pretty_gurl_swaggon 10 Oct 2011 at 3:32 am

    awehh I love this poem… I’ve felt the same way before.. Makes me want to cry ;-(
    Very beautiful and well…. Amazing :angel:

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