Numbness steals
o'er mind and soul
to ease the pain of loss
oh, what the cost
of loving you
for no matter what I say or do
you do not hear
you are not here
nor even drawing near

so I repress this desire
and slowly now the inner fire
smothers in this atmosphere
where only pain and fear
are brought to bear
while you tell me that you care
then turn away . . .


Copyright© 1999 Michaelette L. Romano
All Rights Reserved
Take me home...