A Break-Up Haiku for You

January 18, 2018
Custom User Avatar
More by this author

I gave you my heart
In origami, essays
Through my margin veins

When history papers
Were not enough love for you
I gave chemistry

Macbeth: too tragic
You preferred the comedies
I was your own joke

You laughed about me
I know that that's the harsh truth
I'm not that in love

Origami veins
Can not cover both my ears
I can hear the lies.

I'm smart to my face
I'm stupid behind my back
My back of paper

I am made of words
In origami flowers
And I'm done with you






Join the Discussion

This article has 2 comments. Post your own now!

portiaaa.leee said...
today at 5:11 am
I've been reading poems for a day straight and this is the first poem I liked. It is raw and exposed, and it is amazing. I LOVE how you compare your back to paper- as delicate and easily ripped, however brilliant enough that you could see through their act. I am surprised this is not published. Anyway: amazing.
 
AmeliaJade replied...
today at 11:17 am
Hi there! Thank you so much; I really appreciate such kind words and they mean a lot to me. I'm so glad you liked my poem, thank you!
 
Site Feedback