Poetry On Odyssey: A Letter Does Not Blush

Poetry On Odyssey: A Letter Does Not Blush

This is a letter that tells you what I am unable to say.
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It is okay to leave

Poems spit fire and lake water at those who walk from love

Veins bleed out pain and tears at the loss of the one thing that made the heart whole

But the tears of the one left behind don’t do justice to the story

The doubt of self as the back turned on what we thought was forever

The long nights with shame and questions drumming loudly from downstairs

April is the cruelest month

But maybe April was what showed the one who left

That they don’t have to hate the rain

It reminded them that they no longer had to ignore the voices calling and whispering

That the heart was lonely even when it wasn’t alone

It was okay to leave

Cover Image Credit: Alex Currie Flickr

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