Healing Gone Awry



With you I became afraid of discovering
I was not who I thought I was
And you cloaked in ice
Left your words hanging in the air
where they shattered and fell
And our time became a swinging bridge
with no beginning nor end
suspended above water so black
It looked back at me dead on
No sign of life
Not even a ripple
as I listened for whispers
from the shore
far across the water
I need an answer
what sin have you and I become
why did I frighten you clear
into lies, denial, and death?
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Submitted on January 13, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABCDEFGHIJKLMNNOPQ
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 468
Words 98
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 18

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