poetry

“You” – Poem

It’s like you never knew

how much I cared about you.

How much comfort and warmth

radiated through my body with every touch–

like an electric blanket on a snow day.

 

I wanted to tell you.

 

I wanted you to know the truth,

but I couldn’t be humiliated again.

 

So we’ll leave the tears where they fall.

You can pretend it never happened,

and I’ll pretend not to care at all.

 

~Ashley O’Hare

2 thoughts on ““You” – Poem”

  1. Heartbreakingly beautiful…
    This piece really resonated with me and you’ve written it so beautifully ❤
    Looking forward to reading more from you, Ashley!

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