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Red Carpet

A Floor Stained With Blood

By Poppy the PoetPublished 4 months ago 1 min read
Red Carpet
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The red carpet looks

More like blood than

Rose petals when you’re

Standing on it with your

Arm linked with hers and I’m

Wearing a dress the colour

Of a midnight ocean but

You’re too busy thinking

She’s the sun to care


The garden is crowded

The hugs are fake and

All I can do is search for you

Out of habit in an attempt

At closure because of

The way you made me think

Love was a floor stained

With blood


I wrote and

I withered

And I wept

And you walked

Past me like all

I did was say goodbye

When you never even

Gave me the chance to


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