will you miss me? #poetry

[This is really dark… just wanted to warn you. But you know… darkness is my thing.]

Will you miss me
when I’m gone?
Or will I just
fade away
from light to darkness
slowly and quietly?
Will I slip away
to a new lonely
from this old lonely
without a whisper?
Will you look for me
and only then
realize
I am not there?
Will you regret
never noticing
the pain I carried
before I disappeared?
Will you wonder
if you could have
saved me?
Will you wish
you could hold me
one last time?
Will you miss me
when I’m gone?


©2017 what sandra thinks

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About what sandra thinks

Sandra is a writer, blogger, poet, artist, emotional disaster. She thinks far too much and sleeps far too little. Sandra lives in the Northeastern U.S. but dreams of an oceanfront home in Hawaii where she could learn to surf. She loves music, brutal honesty, coffee, and the color black. She hates insincerity, beer, whipped cream, and facebook. And she is uncomfortable talking about herself in the third person.
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15 Responses to will you miss me? #poetry

  1. Dark, indeed. But beautiful. 😊

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  2. tarnishedsoul says:

    Dark is the new hot! 😉

    Having had a brother commit suicide, these words have a deep meaning to me.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. jackcollier7 says:

    Bloody sad. Brutally poignant. A great poem that made me feel so bad for her. ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  4. So wonderfully done! This is truly your element in poetry, so poignant

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  5. Poignant piece. I like it. ❤️

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Briana Wills says:

    this is absolutely beautiful. I love it. wow.

    Liked by 1 person

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