Heavy

Pull out a rib, snapping a finger.
Divert the pain, do not let it linger.
The heaviness pulls like a planet of sorrow.
Flickering at times, but returns again tomorrow.
When did this all get to heavy to hold?
When did the hurt turn as heavy as gold?
The tears fall like lumps of lead.
Splashing on skin, little emotions now dead.
Leaving me soaking and covered in despair.
The alchemy of hope, now no longer there.

14 thoughts on “Heavy

  1. A thoroughly absorbing poem, and I adored the vastness of mood created by this line
    “The heaviness pulls like a planet of sorrow.”

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  2. Like the question ..when did hurt turn as heavy as gold? A big gold nugget of truth in that question … Just have to find the right place to covert it into currency you can use …🙂

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