I Bleed Words Sometimes

The Walk

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I walked the path to your beautiful little home.

To our beautiful little home.

The overwhelming familiarity made my steps heavier.

Each step killing me a little.

I started losing parts of me.

At every step something went missing, an eye, a hand, a leg, my shoulder, nose, ears, arms, thighs, face…

Every step took away a part of me.

When I reached your doorstep, our doorstep, there was just one thing left of me.

The faint throbbing of an aching heart.

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11 responses

  1. We must’ve been touched by the same muse tonight. This poem reminds me a lot of the words I just attempted to put down on paper to express the confusion and pain in my heart. You did it much better than I…

    October 5, 2013 at 6:56 am

    • Words are mere words. 🙂 I’m glad you liked mine.

      October 5, 2013 at 7:06 am

      • So wise, with those sort of Deep Thoughts, you might be a Modern Philosopher. 🙂

        October 5, 2013 at 7:25 am

  2. Sumit

    loved it. Did you write it after you saw this picture, or did you search for it later?

    October 5, 2013 at 7:01 am

    • Thanks 🙂 searched for it later.

      October 5, 2013 at 7:04 am

  3. You are certainly one morbid gal… I like it!

    October 5, 2013 at 7:47 am

    • Lol I’ll take that as a compliment xD

      October 5, 2013 at 7:48 am

      • Oh please do! I thought the visuals were powerful. Although I imagined a perhaps more comedic scenario as all the parts went flopping to the ground — but the ending line brought back the solemn tone 🙂

        If you have other similar “dark” themed (and short!) works, you might consider posting them on http://www.reddit.com/r/shortscarystories/ — 3 paragraphs or so to tell a “scary” story. This one would get a lot of up votes I think… if you’re looking for an ego boost tonight!

        October 5, 2013 at 7:52 am

      • Thanks for the suggestion, I’ll take it up as soon as I can 🙂

        October 5, 2013 at 7:55 am

  4. Adrine

    :*

    October 5, 2013 at 10:25 am

  5. Thank you for liking one of my poems.
    I hope you are able to find others that you enjoy as well.
    Please don’t be afraid to comment and share your ideas. I leave a question section at the bottom of my poems if you want to add something.
    Also, I cant wait to see what gems you have added to the world of writing.

    ~N
    ——————————-
    Forever is only as far as tomorrow will take us

    http://ncbek.wordpress.com

    October 6, 2013 at 10:25 pm

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