Strong words, strong feelings, but not enough strength
I have pulled everything that I can to bring myself to say, “Goodbye”
Reluctantly, I agreed to cut the string.
Confusion, delusion, I shun these things
Mental illness, emotional pain — they are too heavy for me to bear.
A stern persona, a mask of indifference, but I could barely contain the pain
I have a whirlpool of emotions stirring inside me.
Begrudgingly, I wrote a letter of goodbye.
Defiance, reluctance, I chose to give up
Anger, betrayal — for the promise of an unadulterated faith and loyalty
Despair, hatred, all I have is bitterness.
I put trust and faith is us and yet I let this dream vanish.
Impulsively, I chose to disappear from your life and banished you from mine.
Indestructible, sturdy, at least that is what I thought about our string.
Apologies are not enough, repentance is not either.
Willingly, I let go.
Goodbye, my love, goodbye.
Sarah is an NYC professional by day, a writer by night. She writes horror and tragic stories, and sometimes, about past lives. Recently, she tried dabbling into poetry. You can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org and you can check out her short stories at sorenlysander.wordpress.com.