SUBSCRIBED?

    No spam from us, pinky swear.

    Join 20,403 other subscribers.

    That the smile you see is on my lips.
    That my heart is full alright
    Just full of dark darkness
    It is strong and it is pounding
    I could explode anytime now

    That today I don’t want to talk, can’t talk
    That I just want you to hold me,
    My head on your chest just hold me
    I want to listen
    Listen to my thoughts; please don’t say a word

    That the food you just served me would drive foodies crazy
    That sadly I can’t taste it
    I have lost my sense of taste; I can’t taste
    You
    I have only the taste of darkness on my tongue

    That you can’t read for me tonight
    That I can’t bear happily-ever-afters
    Not tonight
    Tonight boy doesn’t get girl
    He hates books and she loves warm coffee

    That you can’t hug me tonight
    That I can’t unfurl my arms to let you in
    Too many broken pieces held together by a fabric of darkness
    I am not sure they can hold your squeeze
    I hug myself to myself holding them in place

    That tonight I just want to be calm
    That I want to try talk to myself
    If I am still enough I can get into myself
    Meet this darkness, have a word
    Get to know each other

    How do I tell you that I am sad?

    Cover Photo: Black Girl Fly Mag

    How Do I Tell You? via @theMagunga

    Sustainable Devt in Africa |Co-host #NaydChat |Convener #RightAfrika |Analytical & Creative Writer based in Antalya, Turkey|Blogger & Social Media Editor at http://www.nayd.org/

    0 0 votes
    Article Rating
    Subscribe
    Notify of
    guest
    1 Comment
    Oldest
    Newest Most Voted
    Inline Feedbacks
    View all comments
    Muru wa Wangechi

    In your embrace I feel your sadness and in your eyes I see the pain
    The world may not farthom but I,I alone feel the weight of your sadness.
    Each tear,each sigh,connects with my inner being
    And I wish I knew what remedy would bring back the the glow and joy of a happy heart.
    Only but for a short while my dear will the sadness linger
    For in the nick of time, like a whirlwind
    The billows of immeasurable happiness shall overwhelm you
    O only how I wish I knew how

    105 Shares 807 views
    105 Shares
    Share via
    Copy link
    %d bloggers like this: