Ten Years Ago

It’s been ten years now

And I still don’t know why

You left without warning

And made Mother cry

 

It’s been ten years now

I miss you, truly

But feelings of rejection

Still linger, unruly

 

It’s been ten years now

And I still can’t comprehend

How you could throw us away

And then fail to amend

 

The damage you’ve done

To our hearts, so jaded

And how you've tried not to repair

My memory, now faded

 

It’s been ten years now

And you’ve become a stranger

I don’t know you anymore

You put our feelings in danger

 

After ten years of sorrow

My mother’s tone still softens

When she speaks of you

On the rare often

 

It’s been ten years now

But somehow I don’t grasp

How you’ve somehow managed

To ignore the past

 

I once sat in your lap

A decade ago

But the happiness of that time

Has been replaced with woe

 

It’s been ten years now

And I still don’t see

How you could’ve left us

Without sympathy

 

It’s been ten years now

We’ve tried to move on

But it’s hard not to wonder

Whatever went wrong?

 

 

 

 

 

The End

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