Saying Sorry

He hid all his pain from her.
She sits in the dark,
Daydreaming of another life,
One where she has no pain, no worries,
A life where he protects her, loves her,
Shelters her from the hatred of society.

He is gone,
Lying in a pool of blood down the hall,
Behind locked doors,
She never knew,
Just how much he gave to be with her,
Now she drowns herself in guilt,
Cursing the world for cursing him,
Cursing herself for ignoring the signs.

Paramedics come and go,
They call it an accident,
But she knows it was a cry for help.

Saying sorry isn't always easy,
But saying goodbye is even harder.
Published: 3/17/2014
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