The Math of Divorce

March 14, 2017
By poemoheart866 PLATINUM, Goose Creek, South Carolina
poemoheart866 PLATINUM, Goose Creek, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if only one remembers to turn on the light."
-Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter.

Raindrops formed her
glistening eyes
with tears.
A sadness
fulfilled by her dreams
ripping into ribbons.
One plus one equals two
about seven years ago,
then it becomes two minus one.
A separated couple
who stayed
for five plus five
until her eyes could withstand
their ripping into shreds.
Three years plus four years
she still shreds her eyes into pieces.
They make her
smile and laugh now
like they did
before her eyes could withstand tears,
and one plus one still equals two.

The author's comments:

When I was about ten years old, my parents separated and divorced. This poem is about me, and how I've had to deal with going back and forth between parents every week, and how I've had the dream of my parents coming back together, but I've figured out by now that they are never going to get back to gether because the don't really love each other.  

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