Homeless

tumblr_myasywPEAV1t3ukyjo1_250

That night lying on the wooden floor
while rain poured on the window pane
Our shadowy bodies
Touched, collided and nestled against
the coldness of the ground.
For once, my roving mind was still and
every touch of you
kissed my troubling soul.
Tracing every inch of your face and listening to your pulse
That night, I believed
I’d finally found the place I was looking for so long and
claimed your arms as my home.
Days later, on another rainy day,
Lying in your bed,
I sobbed looking out the same window and
pictured you with her in my mind when you stammered,
“There’s this girl and—I—I kinda love her,”
My heart sank.
I felt coldness—even in your embrace—gripping tightly onto my skin
and puncturing every bone and crushing them.
I placed my hand on yours and said, “—go get her”
then walked in the rain alone
And the truth is,
I’ve been homeless ever since.

Advertisements

One thought on “Homeless

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s