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Wish I Could.....

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Mary loves being able to tell her story through her words, it allows her the freedom to voice her opinions without being silenced.

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I wish the memory of your touch would disappear


I can still feel the weight of your body sometimes


I wish my mind could forget my muffled screams


Caused when you slapped your hands over my mouth


I wish my body knew how to erase pain


It feels like you've traced my body with shards of glass


I wish you knew what it felt like for someone to break you down


To make you feel like your helpless


I wish it was you that had to deal with this trauma you caused me


Why did you think it was okay to take my body as if it was yours


I wish my soul had left my body that night


Then maybe I wouldn't be so empty


I wish the thought of you didn't make me hold my breath


It's like a silent pause in hell



I wish I could sleep without seeing your face when my eyes close


All the way down to scar on your left cheek


I wish I could forget your scent


A mix of musk and sweat


I wish I could forget every single nightmare you cursed me with


Every tear filled last one of them


I wish I could look into my mirror without seeing your fingerprints


My body is not even mine anymore


I wish I never would have trusted you


Your smiles, and handsome face masked an underlying evil


I wish you knew what the word "No" meant


Then maybe me screaming it over and over would have been heard


I wish people would stop asking me what I was wearing that night


Evidently what you wear gives someone the right to crush you


I wish I could go back to that night and change things


I never would have went anywhere with you


I wish it was that easy to forget what you done to me


I wish, I wish, I wish....

Comments

Tim Truzy from U.S.A. on February 05, 2019:

Intense and revealing work. Let the pain make you strong; a chain that holds can be a chain that binds your captor. Emotions of suffering seeking resolution comes through in this poem.

I was there with the narrator and shared in those emotions.

Well written and expressed.

sincerely,

Tim

Oscar Jones from Monroeville, Alabama on February 02, 2019:

you just got to lay it to rest and move on. life cant go on if you got a chain.

Gypsy Rose Lee from Daytona Beach, Florida on January 31, 2019:

Most expressive and heartfelt poetry.