Writer’s Note: I had a lover who I thought was the best thing ever that happened to me. Turns out he wasn’t. All through the five months we were together, he had a “significant other”, and I was just the side chick/dude. It hurt when I found out, and the verse below is the expression of my pain.
Dear Ex Lover,
I promise I’ll stop chasing your memory in my dreams.
I’ll stop bringing your name up
Over cups of teas, toast, and loneliness
I will marry a man
And I will lay my heart on his chest
Like red roses on Mahogany caskets
And we shall have a daughter and she’ll have eyes that’ll remind me
That God still believes in second chances. Continue reading