Until Your Darkness Combusts

Avatar Author: RoseTone ~LoA~ I can be reached at: stoneflowersofautumn@gmail.com "For creative Fantasy is founded upon the hard recognition that things are so in the world as it appears in under the sun; on a recognition of fact, but not a slaver... Read Bio

Alas my heart for a weak willed former friend
Tell me now how many times I will need to say
That until you bring your frail courses to an end
This gap you cast between us must remain

Yet you have the audacity to ask me for grace
So shockingly misnamed – when I’ve explained
You must clear the rubble up from where it lays
In ruin – before a new foundation can be laid

Your melancholy final words to me betray a desire
To skip consequences for the destruction you’ve wrought
While the bridge is yet flaming- your hands holding the fire
And I cannot provide the false comfort you sought

I watch with care to see if you are willing to rise beyond
The semblance of honor from which you were quick to abscond

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  1. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    It takes a lot of willpower to draw healthy boundaries when a friend is flailing in their own bad decisions. Nicely written to get that resolve across.

  2. Avatar Jae

    Final rhyme is potent.

  3. Avatar Iris...Alone

    I’ve always yearned to be able to write poetry like this. This is flawless.

  4. Avatar Cariad Ceffyl

    I am sorry