Lost

“The stained footprints left on my heart remain forever as I try to continue this journey without you…

Where do I go from here is the question I ask

The heartbeat that once skipped for you is now knotted

The numbness my body had for you is now throbbing

I look at the past and all I envisioned was us

I look at the seeds that were grown and all I can see in them is us

Who knew the bloom we nourished and blossomed would vanish so quickly

As the dry and withered leaves easily flow through the air,

Who would have known they would be so easy to crumble from something grounded

For the root that they started from was manageable

The love we had was at heart of the plant,

For real love, I said, real love encourages natural growth

Real love resists the impossible by fertilizing and boosting health

Real love lasts a lifetime and has the capacity to maintain vitality

Too bad real love wasn’t within our stems.”

Posted in Poetry
11 comments on “Lost
  1. Krystal says:

    I am overwhelmed by joy with this accomplishment! I write poetry that I want people to feel!! I am grateful. More to come, thank you!

  2. Mariette says:

    very inspiring and heartfelt!

  3. Charlene D. Berry says:

    Love it……

  4. Nedra says:

    3 Snaps missy! Great Job!

  5. Kierra williams says:

    I loved it! Its deep and passionate. I could tell this was written from the heart. I give it 4 1/2 stars! :)

  6. Tone says:

    Most eloquently put, the feelings one goes thru as they continue on their journey without a loved one. Tears came to my eyes…just beautifully deep!

  7. Jeron says:

    Lost :
    Now this is deep. to deep, it seem real like it just happen ?
    IF it did the do not worry you be alright . Now , Lost if this is just
    poetry you are good it moved me.

    Again, Thank you
    JeRon

  8. Carla says:

    WOW! I love how you use the beauty & life cyle of a flower as a metaphor for love. I really enjoyed reading this. LOVE IT! :-)

  9. Dream says:

    Awesome accomplishment my dear friend… Continue speaking from your heart, and the sky will be your limit…

  10. Duane says:

    Nice quite moving

  11. Gary says:

    As always ma, brilliant. I love the metaphors, the passion, the realism, and the way you connected to where we all could relate. You are truly gifted Krystal! Keep doing your thing ma!

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