The Bright Red Petals

November 28, 2011
The bright red petals fall
just like the tears from her eyes.
She can finally see exactly who she was.
For him that is.
She sees how foolish she was.

The bright red petals crumple
just like her heart.
Does he see what he's done to you?
bet he doesn't care
Then why do you?

The bright red petals wash away
just like her feelings for him.
She steps out of the dark.
Smiling, a barbwire fence
It protects her broken heart

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Shnitzal8D said...
Mar. 21, 2012 at 6:58 pm
This was a beautifuly constructed poem about love that was lost in the middle. I loved the ending. Keep up the wonderful work :D!
Kitty.Meow.Daly replied...
Mar. 21, 2012 at 7:04 pm
Thank you :)
JaneCapelle This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 4, 2012 at 4:05 pm
Wow. Wow. This was reallyyy good. I can totally relate to it. 5 outta 5, without a doubt
Kitty.Meow.Daly replied...
Jan. 4, 2012 at 4:43 pm
Words are one of the few things I actually understand
Volleyballgirl1812 said...
Dec. 2, 2011 at 5:12 pm
this was really goooood. I love the way you wrote it. It really blends in perfectly together.
Kitty.Meow.Daly replied...
Dec. 2, 2011 at 5:34 pm
I was really broken hearted about someone and knew in good time, everything would be ok again :)
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