Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Growing up Pains!

                                                                   Attribution: Corazon svg
Image: A Broken Heart (here)

Happiness was when…
You stole it from me
And you said you would
keep it for us
I loved that!

Sadness was when…
You broke it
It affected me emotionally
It was stressful and hurting
For you did not put value
To what I had built up

It was more hurting
When you created a new one
And you gave it away
To my best friend

For Susan's hosting at Poets United  -  heart

27 comments:

  1. oh snap...giving it away to the best friend....
    that is a betrayal that cuts deep....

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  2. ooh boy that's as cold as it gets my friend....better to have loved and lost to one like that.

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  3. Sad if one keeps love all for oneself!! Sad is if one takes love and gives it to one's best friend.

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  4. Very sad, Hank - that kind of betrayal hurts terribly. But her loss - you are the better man.

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  5. That will sting forever indeed, have to watch who we give it to

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  6. Your opening image is startling! such joy raises expectations that you amply fulfill in the remaining two movements of this drama. Ouch! and Bravo!

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  7. So sad... good thing the heart is resilient.

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  8. those are some strong emotions! lovely.

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  9. Refuse to succumb to despair. "I will survive!"


    ALOHA from Honolulu
    Comfort Spiral

    =^..^=

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  10. Aww :( Sad when things like this happen.

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  11. Hearts are there to be broken and love is always given away. Well done.

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  12. ye-owtch! reminds me of that line from The Cars song from the 80's - "my best friend's girlfriend, she used to be mine" ~

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  13. So sad! Could feel it in each line. Well-done, Hank! :)

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  14. That hurts! Just finished reading a book where this happened!

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  15. Ouch! That really hurts ... such betrayal. A sad poem but well written, Hank! :)

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  16. so sad and shocking....nicely done.....

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  17. I is hard enough to lose a love or a best friend but both at the same time is immeasurably unbearable. I'm commiserating that. Cheers!

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  18. What a strong piece..open and truthful..poor heart..I hope it recovers

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  19. With each pain we prepare ourselves for unconditional love...still sorry, feel for the character's double loss...~ bold poem!

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  20. That's like getting a knife in the jugular ,Hank. Fact or fiction its still painful.

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  21. Hank,

    Written with such honesty, sincerity and hurt. I agree that if fact, or fiction, you have exposed the whole situation when one experiences the trauma of a broken heart.
    Sending Happy Valentine's Day Greetings Hank,
    Eileen:)

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  22. Very emotional, but great to read.
    Yvonne.

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  23. Awww...sad piece, Hank. I can imagine the trauma of a broken heart :((

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  24. I have seen this situation happen to a couple of people...some friend hey! Enjoyed this one Hank!

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  25. Ah, youth - we all have to go through it, and hopefully learn and grow.

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