How?

Life after you left

 has been nothing but heart wrenching pain

 yet the earth still rotates 

How could it?

They’re all living

They smile and laugh 

They get up in the mornings 

They dance and sing

How could they?

I lay in bed all day

I don’t smile and laugh

I can’t leave my bed

I don’t dance

I sing sad songs

How could they not? 

You don’t smile and laugh

You don’t have a bed 

You can’t dance 

You can’t sing sad songs with me

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I Remember 

I remember it clearly

It haunts me

I couldn’t sleep for weeks

Nightmares consumed my whole being

I remember as if it were yesterday 

Ah, yes the vivid imagery 

It’s now the reason I fear sleeping in the dark

I fear closing my eyes

It isn’t you I’m afraid of my dear

I fear my weakness 

I fear of drowning in the emotions I know all too well

I remember it clearly

My dear its humorous though

My memory has always been the worst

But I remember it clearly