Walking Away

Jhana Bissonnette 1991 (Hawaii)

I thought friends
Was supposed to last forever
until you left a hole
In my chest
where my heart was suppose to be whole

I didn't want this to be a war
But you caused me pain
That's why this damage
is hard to cover up

Everytime i say
This will be the last time
I'll let you back in
even with all
the danger signs
That I ignored
But that's gonna change
This time i'm gonna keep this wall up
You won't be able to kick down

This fire you started
kept burning
I'm not going to build this fire
I'm gonna splash it with water
And walk away

About this poem

This poem is about a friend that I lost because of her emotional abuse

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Written on February 05, 2022

Submitted by on February 06, 2022

Modified by on February 09, 2022

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Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 553
Words 130
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 5, 4, 9, 5

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