Wedding Bells

tender touch by anelephantcant

tender touch by anelephantcant

He talks of his unhappiness
To the wind and birds and trees
Understands that he must never count
The tears nobody sees

He recalls all her bland promises
Now sadly turned to dust
Hears the echo of the wedding bells
Silenced by lies and rust

Seconds or years keep slipping by
He misses her smiling eyes so much
He’d give a decade of his life
For one more tender touch

She needs some time to find herself
Says give me space to be alone
Neglects to come back to his arms
For reasons yet unknown

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15 Responses to Wedding Bells

  1. Judah First says:

    Sad but lovely.


  2. emmylgant says:

    Tu es un peu perdu je crois aujourd’hui?
    He must never counts the tears nobody sees… Gorgeous.
    J’aurais voulu ecrire cela!


  3. RoSy says:

    Beautifully sad.
    There is always that hope…


  4. Sad and beautiful, Elephant. I feel your words from the other side of the equation.


  5. Sarah Ann says:

    Very sad. His sense of loss and not understanding palpable.


  6. Gyslaine L. says:

    Great poem and sad as say Al. Have a good day 🙂


  7. Al says:

    Such a good and sad poem. I can imagine him standing there, waiting.


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