A soothing balm
to my pain filled heart,
washing sins away
so I can start anew.
Life before me,
darkness behind,
never to look back
unless demons reappear.
I gave you my heart
and you threw it away,
never even considering
what punishment awaits.
I would fear for you
as I lay drifting
peace finally finding me,
but to do so would mean
looking back
when before me lay
so many possibilities
of life,
and that ever elusive
yet never defeated
precious thing called

~ © 2014 Heidi Barnes

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