depths of destruction

March 28, 2011
By tara___x GOLD, South Plainfield, New Jersey
tara___x GOLD, South Plainfield, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." -Oscar Wilde


doves can’t fly with broken wings
and push will always come to shove
you taught me that among other things

with every flight came all its stings
so I can no longer soar up above
doves can’t fly with broken wings

the shattered peace your spirit brings
will never quite fit what I’m in search of
you taught me that among other things

I try to escape but each feather clings
to the clutch in the palm of your glove
doves can’t fly with broken wings

now your heart cries and my heart sings
because two doves lost cannot be love
you taught me that among other things

you said when we finally cut the strings
I should take your heart and be a dove
but doves can’t fly with broken wings
you taught me that among other things


The author's comments:
a villanelle in response to a poem my ex wrote for me.

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