Untitled Love Poem

Location

I am the girl your mother warned you about -

that when you're done with the easy lays

in beds that never get used to your shape -

You'll look up from your third drink

and see me standing there, patient,

smiling as I realize you're finally seeing me.

 

I am the girl your life has been leading towards

when "Will you?" turns into "I do"

down a carpeted aisle into forever.

 

I am the girl you're too scared to talk to

because you see that committment in me.

I am not your one time only:
I better be your only

as I will treat you better than myself.

 

I am the girl that you ignore

as you reach for your fourth drink. 

Comments

Need to talk?

If you ever need help or support, we trust CrisisTextline.org for people dealing with depression. Text HOME to 741741