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The Cold Shoulder

Has time affected the way you look at me?

The way you read me?

It’s been a thousand hours since I’ve said
That you’re still within my thoughts

But, it seems you’ve chosen to keep your horizon
In check
Without my smile in your clouds

If I visited your detrimental scars more often,
Would you value me again? 

Would I be worthy of a recycled syllable
A preposition, undone
A hyphenated gesture
Telling my worth 
Through congregated verb
That I could still be your sun

…

My tears are unfiltered apologies
Because the breaths of time
Have become wrapped in escapisms’ tongue

I hoped for your warming laughter
Upon my return

But, the sangre of your silent mo(u)rning
Has delivered the message
That you will not be by my side

So, I will simply slow dance with the metaphor of you.

Endlessly©D.J.E.

Copyright © Drake Eszes | Year Posted 2016

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  1. Date: 7/29/2016 11:06:00 AM

    Congratulations on POTD honors...
  1. Date: 7/29/2016 8:35:00 AM

    - A moving poem, Drake - Congratulations on your p.o.t.d. - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/29/2016 8:19:00 AM

    Hi Drake, I enjoyed this piece. It was so sad. Great metaphors. Congrats on getting the poem of the day. It was well deserved. Enjoy the honor:-) Alexis
  1. Date: 7/29/2016 8:18:00 AM

    Well done! Totally deserving of potd. Love it!
  1. Date: 7/29/2016 7:56:00 AM

    A triumphant return! Congrats on POTD my friend.
  1. Date: 7/28/2016 12:32:00 PM

    Deep and moving poem, silent treatment is the worst form of cold shoulder, but some seem to love it.. great write..
  1. Date: 7/28/2016 7:27:00 AM

    There are some corker lines in this spectacular write. Nice to read your words again.
  1. Date: 7/28/2016 12:16:00 AM

    One of your absolute best writes, Drake. Really touched me. Sometimes people become desensitized because of recent pain or injustice. I've been in a shell for the past month. This place took a lot out of me. Are you back for good? Sure was good reading you. Hugs
  1. Date: 7/27/2016 4:08:00 PM

    The title pulled me in Drake - so many layers of sadness in your words - making it a fave so i can delve in again:-) hugs jan xx
  1. Date: 7/27/2016 3:59:00 PM

    Oh, Drake, this is so sad. I was looking for your poems not too long ago, and couldn't find them. I guess they only list your name if you are a premium member? or did you close an account? anyway, you are such an awesome guy, whomever this poem is about, I am sure she MUST find you forgettable. I wont be on the soup much longer, i need time away, i will soupmail you my new number so we can stay in contact. Love and lots of warm hugs, catie :)
  1. Date: 7/27/2016 3:42:00 PM

    I always loved your cryptic writings, they are endlessly good, how have you been Drake, hope you've been good x
  1. Date: 7/27/2016 3:32:00 PM

    I love this Drake and so many can relate...I adore that final line...I will simply slow dance with the metaphor of you...a fave

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