#FoDiByLi Poetry Prompt

Forever Distracted By Life

Poetry Prompt


Monday 31 October 2022

Write a poem about a time where you have been either tricked or treated.

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  1. Sonnet – He Loved Me

    I remember he told me he loved me
    as he took the heart I had given him,
    wrapped it in brown paper, but far too thin,
    for outward did the blood spilled start to seep.

    I remember thinking that I should weep
    but there were no tears left within my skin.
    No, all I had within me was the grim,
    fearful thought: I had gotten in too deep.

    He buried my heart in the black of night,
    and even in the sun I saw no light.
    All that was colour had now faded white
    but though colour-blind I still had my sight.

    Our disunion was now consecrated
    but still, for a time, I simply waited.


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