Poems and Poetry

Bramble Heart | A Poem by Paul Tristram

I wanted to watch you flower
but all I got was the thorns.
Your shadow,
instead of sunlight
I forgot how to feel warm.
Your pinprick kiss
bled my mouth
as I sat trapped within,
the nonsense of your failure,
a game that I could never win.

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