my skin hurts from
the sand storm of emotion
swirling around me
scraping away the
protective shell I have built
leaving me
exposed
raw

I avoid eye contact
terrified
I will see your pain
naked
and have nothing
comforting to say
or worse
I will say something
wrong

the agony of anticipation
eats at my stomach
my bowels gurgle
I shift under the weight
of responsibility
custom
propriety
words feel thick and sticky
all I can say is
I’m sorry

Advertisements

3 thoughts on “Sorry

Leave a Reply

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

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com 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 )

Google+ photo

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

Connecting to %s