We had promised (#4)

We had promised

a promise that should never be made

and became giants

And our promises, with neglect, decayed

We saw each other

in our wicked lucid dreams

compromised with what was left

,a dying life,

ashes of our legacy

and before we knew it they'd been scattered

by the breath of dark lungs, vocal cords


I was a giant

but I'd never felt so human

You were brittle

when we touched

I made cracks in your skin

You covered your wounds

and smothered your cries

but the truth unfurled

from the salt in your eyes

And it burned through my ego like acid

If you were here all I would ask is


for breaking that promise

never to hurt you


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MayaHeartsLife said...
Nov. 17, 2016 at 6:33 pm
Beautiful so sad!
J.M.daCruzThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Nov. 18, 2016 at 4:48 pm
Thank you so much!
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