Treasure Island

Edwina Reizer

(12/22/1937 / LAKEWOOD, NJ)

A BROKEN HEART


I saw my heart as it fell on the floor.
Heavy with sorrow it could hold no more.
I saw my heart as it slowed its beat.
Filled with sadness it lay at my feet.

I heard my heart as it said
'Where is my love?
Where can it be? '
I answered as best as I knew how.
'He's gone away. He broke our vow.'

I saw my heart as it broke in two.
I did not know what I should do.
I must go on so I placed it back
and prayed it would not feel the lack
as much as the rest of me.

Submitted: Saturday, April 10, 2010

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  • Amitava Sur (10/11/2013 6:33:00 AM)

    A nice poem, close to heart - with a msg, though the heart is saddened - still it tries to consolidate to move forward..... like it. (Report) Reply

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