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Fare thee well
Posted by: Lady of the Night (---.tys.bellsouth.net)
Date: June 10, 2004 11:01PM

And I hope you have a good life,
and I hope you treat the next one
better than me, because

you left me on my knees in a muddy, bloody puddle
where you'd shoved me down,
holding my head under the water,
my arms pinned behind my back,
defenseless.

I wanted an apology,
I wanted you to talk to me,
I wanted you to care.

I begged for you to hear me,
to support me, to keep your
empty promise of eternity,
but because you did not respect,
you were deaf to my pleas.

So goodbye, my darling,
and fare thee well.
"I'm through wit' you,"
as you told me over and over again.

The rollercoaster came to a screeching halt,
leaving me battered and broken,
grasping for three final threads with which
to braid a rope of salvation (love, respect and dignity),
all of which you denied,
leaving me drowning

in my misery, in my pain,
in my anger and in the tears that

I'll
cry
again
tonight.



Lady of the Night



Post Edited (06-10-04 22:03)

I never conquered, rarely came, sixteen just held such better days.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 01/14/2006 01:01AM by Lady of the Night.


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Re: Fare thee well
Posted by: W. Wizard (---.client.comcast.net)
Date: June 11, 2004 11:51PM

Ouch, hope you don't run into this guy again. Of course, he did bring something out in you, so I guess it couldn't have been all bad!

-W. Wizard


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Re: Fare thee well
Posted by: Lady of the Night (---.tys.bellsouth.net)
Date: June 12, 2004 12:03AM

Bring something out? Sure! Positive? Debatable.

Lady of the Night

I never conquered, rarely came, sixteen just held such better days.


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Re: Fare thee well
Posted by: Brucefur (---.ca.shawcable.net)
Date: June 12, 2004 03:27AM

A strong poem Nutmeg,

What's up?


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Re: Fare thee well
Posted by: twotenranch (---.tnt2.den4.da.uu.net)
Date: June 12, 2004 10:07AM

Concur Bruce.
Nice job of explaining your heart.
Luvya

Terry


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Re: Fare thee well
Posted by: Lady of the Night (---.tys.bellsouth.net)
Date: June 12, 2004 12:15PM

I'm having a very difficult time letting go of a couple of things in my life, and this is one of them. I was in an unhealthy relationship for a month, where what I wanted clouded what was. I have to see him twice a week, if not more, and it still hurts that he won't speak to me. Not that I want him back, by any means, I hate what he did, I hate what happened, I hate the way he treated me. But I also hate that I fell for it, but MOSTLY, I hate that I can't let it go. So this piece is about me saying goodbye on the outside, toughin' it out, when really... I just can't, and I still cry.

Lady of the Night

I never conquered, rarely came, sixteen just held such better days.


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Re: Fare thee well
Posted by: Johnny SansCulo (---.nycmny83.covad.net)
Date: June 14, 2004 02:11PM

I hate hate


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Re: Fare thee well
Posted by: Achilles (---.proxy.aol.com)
Date: June 14, 2004 02:56PM

This poem brings me to tears, having had similar experiences in the past. I know it's very difficult to let go of those whom you have felt so strongly about. It hurts and hurts, and hurts.

But the remedy is time.

Trust me on that one, time does heal these wounds. Stay strong!


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Re: Fare thee well
Posted by: Johnny SansCulo (---.nycmny83.covad.net)
Date: June 14, 2004 03:25PM

and Time wounds all heels !

(not talking about you Achilles)


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