Simone Graves


Go back


I couldn't sleep tonight and so I stretched each muscle in my body.

I always tried to get you to stretch with me

But you never seemed interested in anything that didn't match your romanticized fantasies.

I remember as a child, I was the most flexible in my class.

My knees touch the floor during the butterfly stretch and it felt like I was actually worth something in that moment.

Sometimes I think honestly about life and where I've gone wrong

and what I could have done differently to make it better.

I never thought when I was a kid, that I would be as sad as I am now days.

Happiness is a choice, but I've never been good at decision making.

From all those sleepless nights I lay in my bed

Remembering the goals I had for us a single

Tear drips onto my pillow because I know that I can't start this one over.

Submitted: Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 04, 2013

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

Form:


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?

Comments about this poem (Go back by Simone Graves )

  • Rookie - 379 Points Lenny Camacho (9/4/2013 2:03:00 AM)

    and then morning comes; sun is rising and a new life awaits, it's not the choices we make but how we outlive the results and regret nothing; sometimes apathy is the answer, when you can wisely make use of it... really enjoyable piece of art, thanks Simone.. (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. If I Could Send A Birthday Card to Heaven, Kathleen Viaes
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  6. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  8. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. If, Rudyard Kipling
  10. Eldorado, Edgar Allan Poe
[Hata Bildir]