Broken and Frozen

I never knew what a broken heart was

Maybe because I was so used to the shards

Beautiful and dangerous

Who knew pain was so hard


I thought that was what I was supposed to feel

Nothing and everything all the time

Cold and clear

Warm and kind


I've cut myself more times than I can count

Trying to pick up the pieces once more

Sharp edges

Leaving scars on the door


This dull aching is familiar

The sharp pain is mine

I thought my heart was beating

But it's been frozen this whole time. 


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