The Broken Promises

Posted: July 5, 2018

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Looking back on promises left unfulfilled…a painful moment that all of us have experienced some time or the other.

Promises, broken and unfulfilled, lie scattered here and there-

I walk upon them with my feet bare.

They make me writhe in pain,

And I look upon them in utter disdain.

I resolve to throw them off the window

But the stubborn shards refuse to go.

They stick to my hand like glue,

And tears well up in my eyes in rue.

I end up with blood trickling down my palm,

But at least the feeling of despair does never come.

They go making my heart free from a stinging sensation,

But leave behind them a vacuum beyond perception.

 

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