Poem #99

I hated her for so long.
I blamed her for taking the place
that once belonged to me.
I should have been thanking her.

Without knowing it, she saved me
from being devoured by the black
hole beating in your chest.
She threw down the rope and
I grabbed it but she fell into the pit.

I should raise a statue in her honor
because she made life without
feeling like I’m not worthy of love
available to me. She gave me the
clarity I needed but she lost her’s.

I should thank her. Maybe another
one comes in line and saves her
the way she saved me from his
deadly jaws.

19 thoughts on “Poem #99

  1. I like your wit and sass!

  2. Yes!! Beautifully stated.

  3. This poem is so relatable.

  4. This is beautiful! And I really needed to hear this!

    1. Thank you very much!

  5. Congrats before the century

  6. It’s beautiful, has me thinking whether I need saving, or I’m the guy they need saving from

  7. Thanks for liking my blog. Otherwise I wouldn’t have come across such a master piece❤

    1. Thank youuuu 😁

  8. I love this. Often I’ve thought of thanking the one who took my “love” away. You said it beautifully.

  9. I love your work. Have fun and have a safe and fun holiday.

    1. Thanks, you too 😀

      1. You are welcome dear Poet.

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