'.So This is Love.''.So This is Love.'10 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Before the thunder
Before the blinding darkness
Before I felt this hopeless...
There was only the falling rain.
And I felt clean
And I felt safe
And I could see Your face,
But now I'm so alone
Lost in this murderous downpour
That's washed away yet another facade
The remnants of another facade
Are falling in my tears to unfeeling concrete
And I am powerless to save even one fragment
Of who I thought I was
As it collides with the earth and shatters into a thousand pieces
A hollow reflection of myself
Staring back with accusing eyes
As each piece falls…
Life seems to have stopped completely
And rested itself on my shoulders
Until it pushes me down to my knees-
Powerless as the day I was born.
I feel myself fall
And reach out to grab something
To save me
The words escape my constricted throat
Before I know that I've even said them
Rage at betrayal
Overwhelming sadness and pain
So this is love?!
Life seems so futile
As I fall on my face t