Obsession.

by Unseen Exposure   Mar 28, 2006


She breathes a deep breath to begin-
By then I'm already about to cry
Then she says his name out loud
And I just feel like I could die.

She repeats the words he's said
My heart about withers and sinks
I want to look away from her
But I can't find the courage to blink.

Tears well up and I feel pathetic
They're so close in family relation
How am I supposed to explain myself
When all I feel is frustration?

How do I explain this type of love
When no one ever knew it existed?
How do I portray what's inside of me
When my words are tangled and twisted?

This situation shouldn't still hurt
This mess shouldn't cause so much tension
I haven't had time to deal with his absence
So all I have are unanswered questions.

I'll never be able to tell them
I'll never find the words to assert
That this isn't just some sappy love story
About a girl who's feelings got hurt.

It's an anguish that burns and spasms
Without warning or apprehension
Emotions just surge and erupt
I resort to self-mutilating aggression.

I want to be able to breathe
But this chest is way too compressed
I close my eyes to relieve suffocation
But with this loss, I find I'm obsessed.

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  • 10 years ago

    by Jessica

    I know how you feel, I was in that type of sitution before with a guy that i truely loved, I still miss him to this day. So don't worry hunny I know how you feel and by the way it was really good, you should read mine, it problaly isn't as good as yours but it's worth the readin!!!

  • 11 years ago

    by Johnny Marlin 2

    As always. Amazing write. Take care, and I hope to read more soon.

  • 11 years ago

    by Krysten

    Tottaly awsome i loved it. just like i love alot of you poetry. Hit me up sometime at www.myspace.com/jaleen_craft

  • 11 years ago

    by Andy loves Jesus

    Awesome poem! :) I liked it. Keep up the good work, check out mine if you get a chance.

  • 11 years ago

    by Sydney

    Wow, this poem was amazing. The rhyme scheme really made the poem flow beautifully, and it's very well done. ^_^ Good job!