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Parable of Leaving

when loving him felt like faith

By M.B. ArthurPublished about a month ago 1 min read
Parable of Leaving
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you knew me biblically

but never like a religion

while i was your most devout disciple

breathing you in was gospel

and the light in your eyes washed me of all my ails

every word out of your mouth became ritual

palms pressed together

for not a day less than seven years

innocent love borne from 2am phone calls

and asking each other if God was real

turned into envy, rage, grief

sacrilege for the sake of trying to survive

each other and everything else

the altar i leave standing for you

left me a temple, desecrated

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Immersive loves & lifetimes - I write to heal what hurts.

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  • Silver Serpent Books30 days ago

    Wow, I could chew on this one for quite a while. What an intense poem!

  • Sweileh 888about a month ago

    Interesting and delicious content, keep posting more now

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