I turned around to see
you who I left
behind unfairly

I taste hope and honesty
again in my mouth when
a memory of you flutters
teardrops against my eye

Nothing hurts anymore
except your heart
beating clenched against a
memory you no longer know
how to feel about.

Is it strange that I can still feel
the tightness of your throat,
the tremble of your hands, the
way I hurt you?

But I am still a witch, and my hands
are still filled with magic, and my tongue
is still filled with spells, and in a witch’s mouth
all spells are promises, or maybe
all promises are spells:
so I give you this gift:

You will heal, dear friend.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s