Hey guys, this is my first non-faerie poem (well, not overtly, eh? it could still be mystical if you see it that way!). It’s also the first post with my afterward, with links to all my things if you’d like to support me. The plan is to pop that after most of my posts in the future, so i hope it’s not obtrusive. Poems are likely to follow the same quotebox format that i used to separate the individual poems in the ‘Faerie Tarot’ Set of mini stories, to keep them standing out from the other blocks of text.
Okay, so Echoes is definitely not up there with the cheerful poems that i have totally actually written? who knows. I like it, it’s sad, it’s bleak and it’s mournful, like seriously. It’s also got perhaps a bit of hope? if you want?
Every now and then there’s a part
Of me that echoes you.
I think I’m better,
I’m never better
Because my heart got left with you.
And you ate it,
Left me devoid
That made me okay on my own.
I was so good, I got so good
At pretending I was okay
On my own.
Now I have to learn again,
That I am capable
Of running on my own two feet
Without your arms to hold me.
When I cannot stand to be alone
And the shadows grasp.
They try to hold me,
Your echo takes my whole
But never touches
Whilst never letting me go free.
One day I’ll remember
What it’s like to be alone
Until then here’s our memory
Set here for all to see.
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