You asked me...

by Ren   Jun 30, 2017


If I remembered the way it sounded…

The drum of your heartbeat against your chest-
Filling my ear as we settled in after
yet another long night of
-Bliss-
Our limbs entangled as one-
Our breathing heavy and loud in
the air around us.

You asked me
if I remembered the way it sounded…

Your chilling whispers
of sweet nothings in my ear-
When you used to “sneak” up on me
and place gentle kisses to my neck and jaw-
Although I always heard you coming.

But I could not answer you…

For these scars within my heart and soul
must have silenced those memories
long ago.

So you asked me
if I remembered the way it felt…

You loving me-
For better
Or
For worse.

And even though the poorly healed
wound of my broken heart
ripped back open with
the force of forgotten
promises…

I just shook my head,
And simply answered

“No.”

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  • 7 months ago

    by CJ Maleney

    Judging comment

    "You Asked Me..." By Ren 7 points

    A breathtakingly beautiful write, which once started takes the reader on a journey of sheer delight.

    The entire work sets the reader up for the ending, which is definitely an oh moment.

    The whole thing links together in a perfect way, It is just unfortunate that things of beauty can so often be tinged with sadness. However the sadness in this poem does not detract from the enjoyment of its reading.

    Well done (7)

    • 6 months ago

      by Ren

      Thanks so much Craig!! I truly appreciate it!!

  • 11 months ago

    by WritingtheStars

    This is amazing

    • 11 months ago

      by Ren

      Thank you so much!!

  • 11 months ago

    by nani

    God damn girl! This gave me chills! What a powerful and beautiful poem. It took my breath away completely. Your writing is just flawless as always. Absolutely love this! Congrats on the HM!

    Nani :)

    • 11 months ago

      by Ren

      Thank you boo!! <3 I appreciate it!!

  • 11 months ago

    by Phil

    Holy smokes I am speechless.

    • 11 months ago

      by Ren

      Thank you for reading and commenting, Phil!!

  • 11 months ago

    by Michael

    Hey Miss Ren
    Well done on your HM :)

    Michael

    • 11 months ago

      by Ren

      Thank you so much Michael!! :) I appreciate it!!

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