Below is the poem entitled I am lost until I find you which was written by poet
Okonkwo. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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I should have known your absence would bring agony
I should have known distance had claws
I should have known tears could bite
Then I would have thought better and not let you go.
Like Achilles sword, our distance pierces through my soul
Leaving me with a never-to-fill-up and ineffaceable aperture
That I wish I could close the wounds with my expressivity
But our severance has driven me into expressive motor aphasia.
I stare into my world, my azure sky looks darkened
I see nothing; I feel nothing; but only your absence
I’ve tried to make my heart static, yet it keeps trembling
I’m totally lost until I find you.
Whenever I recall our covenant- never to be apart
The memories hound me; and I feel guilt-ridden.
My emotions run over me and put me on guilt trip
And I feel mortified for letting you off my world.
I regurgitate the juice of unending friendship we drank
Just to have a facsimile taste of what I used to have, now lost
I loved your body; I was proud of your figure
And I will always celebrate you.