Marie Daniels


Counting


Counting,
Counting down the
Days for months not for
Something fun or lovely
But for goodbye. But
All of a sudden, the months
Have become days and
The days have become a short
Few minutes. And I’m sitting
In the car waiting for my
Heart to break. Look - it’s
Raining outside. Pathetic fallacy.

Clinging to you with my every being
Burying my face in your arms
So that no one sees
My tears. You take me outside
And hold my face in the rain
And you tell me we’ll be fine and that
This isn’t a goodbye and
You’ll see me soon.

And soon enough,
I wave you goodbye as you settle into
Your new life. And I smile
Through the hurt and pain
And I start counting just the same
Until the days that I see you again.

Submitted: Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Something I felt about somebody special to me once.

Comments about this poem (Counting by Marie Daniels )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. The love song, binod bastola
  2. de tijd, ko the skipper
  3. A big thanks poem..., PARTHA SARATHI PAUL
  4. Not the One, Dean Meredith
  5. Bobwhite Calling, Kyle Schlicher
  6. Life, Death, Love! (Secret Message Poem), Ronald Chapman
  7. Bombs And Rain, Kyle Schlicher
  8. Prime Reasoning, F. J. Thomas
  9. Lets Try Again (Secret Message Poem), Ronald Chapman
  10. Let's Make Those Sad Tears Disappear (Se.., Ronald Chapman

Poem of the Day

poet Emily Dickinson

239

"Heaven"—is what I cannot reach!
The Apple on the Tree—
Provided it do hopeless—hang—
That—"Heaven" is—to Me!

...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet John Burroughs

 

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]