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This Heart Without A Home

by Colleen Millsteed 11 months ago in heartbreak
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Learns to roam about

This Heart Without A Home
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The agonising pain and sorrows of a newly broken heart

Shattered, as she finds herself completely on her own,

An empty barren vessel, cracked and chipped carelessly

Once so full of love but now this heart has lost it’s home.


The trials and tribulations, anger and sheer frustration

Screaming and wailing as her heart cries in despair,

She has placed it in a cage, chained with lock and key

The days of loving gone, since no one really cares.


There will be days whereby, she’ll see a visitor or two

But this is certain to prolong the agony and pain,

As they may stay a week or two, a month at most

But none of the visitors will ever choose to remain.


Look around and see, there are those who know the truth

So as not to affect their safe little lives, they hide away,

With no interest or compassion, to lend a helping hand

As it cannot be allowed to affect their perfect day.


They have put in the time and effort to build their lives

With their superficial friends, to keep loneliness at bay,

In their safe bubble, they can take on the gossip’s news

Of who is in or out, and who’s in love with who today.


So persevere she knows she must, and goes about her life

Disillusioned dreams, no longer believing in fairytales,

She’s tempted to give up on love, close and lock that desire

To safe guard herself and allow her broken heart to prevail.


Yet she understands eventually, that she’ll need to try again

Throw herself in the deep end, leaving behind all her doubts,

Firstly, she needs to search for a safe and comfortable home

But for now, she’ll put up her guard and learn to roam about.


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Colleen Millsteed

I’ve written poetry most of my life, but never had the courage to publish my writing before. So here goes ........ I’m feeling the fear and doing it anyway (my motto in life).

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