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Buried love

He is sleeping in my bed unsuspecting,
As I sneak out the back door again.
I stalk across the dimly lit garden,
Stricken with guilt, remorse, heart-piercing pain.
Even during blissful moments in his arms,
Your face flickers in the reflection in his eyes.
I close mine only to see your face again,
In the blackness, dark as night skies.
How can I be happy with someone else,
When thoughts of you haunt me, asleep or awake?
How can I smile up at him,
When its your features I'm trying to remake?
Even though he makes me happy,
Its nothing compared to the joy you brought me.
I start the car and stare at the lucky charm,
Remembering when you said, my happiness it will guarantee.
I guess it never did work,
Because now I'm sitting in this empty car,
Wondering how things could have gone this wrong,
When we had promised stay together upon a solitary star.
I'm driving down the familiar road,
Wishing an accident would take away this pain.
Better a quick unfortunate incident,
Than a slow death, plagued by guilt, going a little insane.
Walking through the wrought iron gates,
I cant help remembering the many times I've sneaked out.
Each time I reach the graveled path,
If you're worth the trouble, I doubt.
But I cant help stalking out the house,
You've become my obsession, my pilgrimage.
Praying silently he never finds about you,
For I'm sure he'll have me put in a cage.
I feel the steady calm rising as I near you,
Your voice is in the wind, the rustle of the leaves.
I can hear my heart beat in my ears,
I move to your headstone among the other graves.
As usual I trace the engraved heart,
Let a few tears slip and lie down on your cover.
Wishing the block of marble between would disappear and so,
For the last time I could see my sunshine, my one true lover.
- Miliya Parveen

Copyright © Miliya Parveen | Year Posted 2011


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  1. Date: 1/23/2016 11:32:00 PM

    MILIYA, Enjoyed the way you expressed every line. Always with LUV **SKAT**
  1. Date: 7/22/2012 10:45:00 PM

    miliya congratulations in Susan's, "forgotten" contest.. have your self a good night. ;-) always~PD
  1. Date: 7/18/2012 6:04:00 AM

    Congratulations on your well deserved win in Susan's "Forgotten" contest Miliya. Love, Carol
  1. Date: 7/17/2012 2:10:00 PM

    Congrats, Miliya. Excellent. Nice going. Kudos. All the best, Ralph
  1. Date: 7/17/2012 12:21:00 PM

    Much the same theme as mine. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce
  1. Date: 7/17/2012 12:20:00 PM

    Miliya congrats on your win..David
  1. Date: 7/17/2012 7:34:00 AM

    Congratulations on your #5 win in my contest! Your poem was way longer than I wanted, but you kept me intrigued :)
  1. Date: 8/29/2011 6:53:00 AM

    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you today Miliya. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. Read and comment on their's and they will return in kind. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love and blessing always, Carol
  1. Date: 8/28/2011 9:07:00 PM

    Passionate flow of feelings of love and its yearnings, Miliya
  1. Date: 8/28/2011 3:55:00 PM

    Another touching write .. heart breaking... Michael